Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television

FILM TV X 404

This survey course presents an overview of the real-world aspects of producing as practiced in the various sectors of filmed entertainment from script development through pre-production and production.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn the producer’s role interfacing with the writer, director, and key personnel
  • Understand how to pitch and sell ideas
  • Acquire the skills to breakdown a script
  • Manage a schedule and budget
  • Prepare for critical on-the-set issues facing the producer

About this course:

This survey course presents an overview of the real-world aspects of producing as practiced in the various sectors of filmed entertainment, from script development through pre-production and production. Topics include the producer's interface with the writer, director, and other key personnel; pitching and selling ideas; script breakdown and scheduling; budgeting; and all the critical on-the-set issues facing the producer.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Wait List
-
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
371661
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: The Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood by Edward Jay Epstein
Available
-
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
373604
Fee:
$699.00
23 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2020
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: The Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood by Edward Jay Epstein

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

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
371689
Fee:
$699.00
25 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: So You Want to Be a Producer by Lawrence Turman
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 8, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Mar 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Bridget Terry
371691
Fee:
$699.00
26 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2020
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: Good in a Room by Stephanie Palmer
(Optional) Book: Shooting to Kill by Christine Vachon
(Optional) Book: Goldwyn: A Biography by A. Scott Berg
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121

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