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
Live Online
Starting at $785.00
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.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Bijon Imtiaz
397077
Fee:
$785.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2160
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
397078
Fee:
$785.00
In Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119B
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Tiffanie Hsu
397081
Fee:
$785.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Apr 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Apr 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Apr 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Apr 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Apr 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon May 6, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon May 13, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon May 20, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon May 27, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jun 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jun 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
398402
Fee:
$785.00
In Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jun 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Jul 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Jul 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Jul 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Jul 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Jul 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Aug 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Aug 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Aug 19, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Aug 26, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Sep 2, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Lecture
Mon Sep 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Lori Balaban
398374
Fee:
$785.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Jun 24, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 19, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 26, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Sep 2, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Sep 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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