Course DescriptionDo you want to know how to make action, horror, and sci-fi films but have a tight budget? For directors and producers, this course provides you with an in-depth introduction on how to plan for stunts, visual effects, special effects, prosthetics, and production design elements. From pre-production to post-production, learn the cost-saving techniques that maximize on-screen value. Top industry guest speakers, a behind-the-scenes look at cutting-edge filmmaking techniques, and practical exercises reinforce case studies of high-concept independent "genre" films. Concurrently, you have the opportunity to present and pitch your own high-concept unproduced project you want to make.
Course OutlineGain an in-depth introduction on how to plan for stunts, visual effects, special effects, prosthetics, and production design elements effectively on a limited budget.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Acting : Electives
- Business and Management of Entertainment : Electives
- Cinematography : Cinematography
- Directing : Elective
- Entertainment Studies : Producing, Electives
- Film and TV Development : Electives
- Independent Producing : Electives
- Producing : Electives
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required