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
Remote Instruction
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 10 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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Wednesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
372825
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 8, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 15, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 22, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 29, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 3, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 10, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Wait List
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Saturday 10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Kate Rees Davies
372836
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 17, 2020
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
Sat Apr 4, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Apr 11, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Apr 18, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Apr 25, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat May 2, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat May 9, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat May 16, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat May 23, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat May 30, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jun 6, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:30PM PDT
Online
Canceled
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Wednesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Lori Balaban
372839
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 8, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 15, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 22, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 29, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 3, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 10, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
373865
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 07, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 24, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Jul 1, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Jul 8, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Jul 15, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Jul 22, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Jul 29, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Aug 5, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Aug 12, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Aug 19, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Aug 26, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Lecture
Wed Sep 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218

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