Low-Budget Filmmaking

FILM TV X 476.6
Learn techniques and theories examining all phases of the low-budget filmmaking process, from development to production to post-production, and how to translate a minimum budget into maximum quality on screen.
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Online
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Discover how to analyze and break down the screenplay
  • Learn about financing the production, evaluating the marketplace, marketing, and distribution
  • Learn how to apply creativity to a budgetary plan to maximize on-screen value
  • Learn how to cast and select key production personnel
  • Learn production design, music, editing, sound design
  • Apply concepts learned to your own projects

About this course:

In this detailed exploration of low-budget filmmaking, learn techniques and theories examining all phases of the process from development to production to post-production. The focus is on translating a minimum budget into maximum quality on screen. Topics include the script, financing the production, evaluating the marketplace, analyzing and breaking down the screenplay, learning to apply creativity to a budgetary plan to maximize on-screen value, casting, selecting key production personnel, production design, music, editing, sound design, marketing, and distribution. Throughout the class, you are able to apply concepts learned to your own projects.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Kim Adelman
366791
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Materials required. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Shoot from the Heart: Successful Filmmaking from a Sundance by Diane Bell

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

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Lydia Cedrone
368196
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Lecture
Tue Jun 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Jul 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Jul 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Jul 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Jul 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Jul 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Aug 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Aug 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Aug 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Aug 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167
Lecture
Tue Sep 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 167

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