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
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Classroom
Online
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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
-
Instructor: Michael Green
371317
Fee:
$699.00
25 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2020
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Notes

A high-speed Internet connection is suggested and QuickTime is required. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson

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

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Peter Hanson
371163
Fee:
$699.00
27 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2020
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall 220

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