Directing Workshop I: Composition and Movement

FILM TV X 476.95

As the first hands-on course in the directing series, you complete four short films using your own video camera. Instruction focuses on the basic building blocks of narrative filmmaking

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
In-Person
Remote
Starting at $699.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn basic building blocks of filmmaking: the shot, mise-en-scene, concept, the actor, environment, sound, and montage
  • Learn visual expression through the use of composition, rhythm, and point-of-view
  • Learn about moving from black and white/silent compositions to the use of color; non-sync sound; editing
  • Create work to be screened and critiqued by the instructor and class

About this course:

As the first hands-on course in the directing series, you complete four short films using your own video camera. Instruction focuses on the basic building blocks of narrative filmmaking: the shot, mise-en-scene, concept, the actor, environment, sound, and montage. Assignments explore aspects of visual expression through the use of composition, rhythm, and point-of-view; moving from black and white/silent compositions to the use of color; non-sync sound; and editing. Your work is screened and critiqued by the instructor and class.
Prerequisites
Students must provide their own digital video camera and have access to editing equipment and software.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Kate Rees Davies
384430
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2022
Course Requirements
Book: Directors Tell the Story by Bethany Rooney, Mary Lou Belli
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jan 12, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jan 19, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jan 26, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Feb 2, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Feb 9, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Feb 16, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Feb 23, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Mar 2, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Mar 9, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Lori Balaban
384784
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

This class will meet remotely via Zoom. 

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 24, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 11, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jan 18, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jan 25, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Feb 1, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Feb 8, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Feb 15, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Feb 22, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Mar 1, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Mar 8, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Mar 15, 2022
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Tim Arvin
383882
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Navid Sinaki
385620
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes
Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Mar 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Apr 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Apr 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Apr 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Apr 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jun 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jun 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Fernando Scarpa
385642
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Mar 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed Apr 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed Apr 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed Apr 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed Apr 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed May 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed May 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed May 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed May 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed Jun 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB
Lecture
Wed Jun 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121AB

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