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
Hybrid
Classroom
Online
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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Available
-
Instructor: Jennie Tugend
364991
Fee:
$699.00
40 days left. Enroll by Apr 1, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 5, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: So You Want to Be a Producer by Lawrence Turman

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

Available
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
364971
Fee:
$699.00
42 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 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 Apr 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 208B - Escondido

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

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Amotz Zakai
364970
Fee:
$699.00
43 days left. Enroll by Apr 4, 2019
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 April 17, 2019
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 Apr 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Apr 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Apr 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Apr 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu May 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu May 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu May 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu May 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu May 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jun 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121
Lecture
Thu Jun 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Dodd Hall 121

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