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

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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Jennie Tugend
363622
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No refund after September 28, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: So You Want to Be a Producer by Lawrence Turman
Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Jennie Tugend
365045
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No refund after September 28, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: So You Want to Be a Producer by Lawrence Turman

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
363619
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 22, 2018. 

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

No refund after October 11, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: The Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood by Edward Jay Epstein
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Oct 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Oct 11, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Oct 18, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Oct 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Nov 1, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Nov 8, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Nov 15, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Nov 22, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Nov 29, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Dec 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Dec 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121

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

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: Jennie Tugend
364545
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes
Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
364543
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2019
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 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills

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

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
364544
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

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 23, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jan 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jan 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jan 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Feb 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Mar 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Mar 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Mar 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121

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