Directing Workshop I: Composition and Movement

FILM TV X 476.95
As the first hands-on course in the directing series, you complete four short films using your own video camera. Instruction focuses on the basic building blocks of narrative filmmaking
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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn basic building blocks of filmmaking: the shot, mise-en-scene, concept, the actor, environment, sound, and montage
  • Learn visual expression through the use of composition, rhythm, and point-of-view
  • Learn about moving from black and white/silent compositions to the use of color; non-sync sound; editing
  • Create work to be screened and critiqued by the instructor and class

About this course:

As the first hands-on course in the directing series, you complete four short films using your own video camera. Instruction focuses on the basic building blocks of narrative filmmaking: the shot, mise-en-scene, concept, the actor, environment, sound, and montage. Assignments explore aspects of visual expression through the use of composition, rhythm, and point-of-view; moving from black and white/silent compositions to the use of color; non-sync sound; and editing. Your work is screened and critiqued by the instructor and class.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Instructor: Simone Bartesaghi
363003
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No refund after October 10. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Sep 26, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Oct 3, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Oct 10, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Oct 17, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Oct 24, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Oct 31, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Nov 7, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Nov 14, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Nov 21, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Nov 28, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Dec 5, 2018
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday, Saturday
Instructor: David Martin-Porras
363101
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No refund after October 10. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Sep 26, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Oct 3, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Oct 10, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Oct 17, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Oct 24, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Sat Oct 27, 2018
10:15AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 213
Lecture
Wed Oct 31, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Nov 7, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Nov 14, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Nov 21, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Nov 28, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Lecture
Wed Dec 5, 2018
7:15PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 201
Enrollment Closed
-
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:30PM
Instructor: Jerell Rosales
363103
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 24.

No refund after October 10. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Sep 29, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Oct 6, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Oct 13, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Oct 20, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Oct 27, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Nov 3, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Nov 10, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Nov 17, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Dec 1, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Sat Dec 8, 2018
10:00AM - 1:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Tim Arvin
364495
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121B

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