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.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
369374
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: The Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood by Edward Jay Epstein
Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
371407
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2019
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.

Enrollment Closed
-
Thursday, Saturday
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Lydia Cedrone
370235
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting October 31, 2019 and November 28, 2019.

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 09, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: The Complete Film Production Handbook by Eve Light Honthaner
(Optional) Book: The Paymaster
(Optional) Book: Detour: HOLLYWOOD How to Direct a Microbudget Film by William Dickerson
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Sep 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Oct 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Oct 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Oct 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Oct 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Sat Nov 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Nov 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Nov 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Nov 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Nov 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Dec 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Discussion
Thu Dec 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
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

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

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
371689
Fee:
$699.00
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
Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Bridget Terry
371691
Fee:
$699.00
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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