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
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In-Person
Starting at $745.00
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 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Wait List
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Instructor: Amotz Zakai
389152
Fee:
$745.00
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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.
Book: The Big Picture by Edward Jay Epstein
A Quick Guide to Careers in La La Land by Mike Clattenburg & Amotz Zakai
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Bridget Terry
389417
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA
ENROLL BY: Jan 12, 2023
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Remote meeting dates TBD. 

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
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Jan 19, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Jan 26, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Feb 2, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Feb 9, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Feb 16, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Feb 23, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Mar 2, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Mar 9, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Mar 16, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Thu Mar 23, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Wait List
See Details
Instructor: Eben Davidson
390332
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 24, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 11, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Jan 18, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Jan 25, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Feb 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Feb 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Feb 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Feb 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Mar 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Mar 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Mar 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161
Lecture
Wed Mar 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Dodd Hall 161

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