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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Online
In-Person
Starting at $745.00
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.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Michael Green
388532
Fee:
$745.00
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ENROLL BY: Sep 19, 2022
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 23, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Thursday, Saturday
Available
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Instructor: Peter Hanson
388535
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA
ENROLL BY: Sep 22, 2022
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Notes

No mtg. Nov. 24. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 22, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Sep 29, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Oct 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Oct 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Oct 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Sat Oct 22, 2022
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Oct 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Nov 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Nov 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Nov 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Nov 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A
Lecture
Thu Dec 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2209A

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