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
Remote Instruction
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.

Spring 2020 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
373101
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Michael Green
375020
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson
Canceled
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Michael Green
375021
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson

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

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Dr. Beverly Graf
373083
Fee:
$699.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Apr 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 4, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 11, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

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