The Language of Filmmaking

FILM TV X 476.581

Learn the many components of film language used by great directors to tell their stories in the most effective way. Analyze shooting and editing techniques employed by the best filmmakers of all time.

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Fall
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Online
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Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn the film language elements that contribute to a great movie
  • Acquire functional usage of image composition and lighting
  • Learn about camera movements, editing, and sound

About this course:

Designed for filmmakers who need to develop the necessary skills to make better films and viewers who want to better understand and appreciate the complexity of the cinematic text, this course outlines the many components of film language used by great directors to tell their stories in the most effective way. Through a wide selection of multimedia material—including film and sound clips, pictures, articles, and interviews—you analyze shooting and editing techniques employed by the greatest filmmakers of all time. Topics range from functional usage of image composition and lighting to camera movements, editing, and sound. The purpose of this course is to give clarity to the filmmaking process and to enhance the enjoyment of film viewing.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Michael Green
386957
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jun 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Sep 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Peter Hanson
386777
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 24, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
387528
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Jun 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Jul 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Jul 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Jul 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Jul 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Aug 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Aug 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Aug 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Aug 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214
Lecture
Thu Sep 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 214

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