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.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Michael Green
389425
Fee:
$745.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 9, 2023
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Peter Hanson
389605
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA
ENROLL BY: Jan 12, 2023
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Notes

Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 25, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 12, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Jan 19, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Jan 26, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 2, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 9, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 16, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Feb 23, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 2, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 9, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 16, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220
Lecture
Thu Mar 23, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 220

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