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
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
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.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Peter Hanson
379060
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Peter Hanson
381850
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
-
Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Michael Green
379162
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Apr 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 15, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Michael Green
380975
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Peter Hanson
380793
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 07, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 15, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 5, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Sep 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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