The Language of Filmmaking

FILM TV X 476.581

Learn the many components of film language used by great directors to tell their stories in the most effective way. Analyze shooting and editing techniques employed by the best filmmakers of all time.

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Fall
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Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn the film language elements that contribute to a great movie
  • Acquire functional usage of image composition and lighting
  • Learn about camera movements, editing, and sound

About this course:

Designed for filmmakers who need to develop the necessary skills to make better films and viewers who want to better understand and appreciate the complexity of the cinematic text, this course outlines the many components of film language used by great directors to tell their stories in the most effective way. Through a wide selection of multimedia material—including film and sound clips, pictures, articles, and interviews—you analyze shooting and editing techniques employed by the greatest filmmakers of all time. Topics range from functional usage of image composition and lighting to camera movements, editing, and sound. The purpose of this course is to give clarity to the filmmaking process and to enhance the enjoyment of film viewing.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Michael Green
383984
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 07, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Peter Hanson
383789
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Lecture
Thu Jan 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Jan 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Jan 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Mar 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02
Lecture
Thu Mar 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall A02

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