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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Available
-
Wednesday 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Instructor: Simone Bartesaghi
366343
Fee:
$699.00
47 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 214
Available
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
366345
Fee:
$699.00
47 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Available
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Navid Sinaki
366477
Fee:
$699.00
47 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211

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