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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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
In-Person
Remote
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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.
Prerequisites
Students must provide their own digital video camera and have access to editing equipment and software.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Kate Rees Davies
384430
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Online
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2022
Course Requirements
Book: Directors Tell the Story by Bethany Rooney, Mary Lou Belli
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Tim Arvin
383882
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Jan 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Jan 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Jan 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Feb 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Feb 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Feb 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Feb 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Mar 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Mar 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Wed Mar 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Lori Balaban
384784
Fee:
$699.00
In-Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 17, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Jan 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Jan 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Jan 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Feb 22, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Mar 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Mar 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209
Lecture
Tue Mar 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 209

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