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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Hybrid
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.

Winter 2019 Schedule

Hybrid courses utilize a combination of in-person classroom meetings and online meetings.

Available
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Kim Adelman
365268
Fee:
$699.00
26 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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Notes

No meetings January 21; February 18.

This course includes both online sessions and classroom meetings. Refer to course syllabus for online session details. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Mar 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Mar 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Mar 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119

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