Low-Budget Filmmaking

FILM TV X 476.6

Learn techniques and theories examining all phases of the low-budget filmmaking process, from development to production to post-production, and how to translate a minimum budget into maximum quality on screen.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Hybrid (In-Person)
Online
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover how to analyze and break down the screenplay
  • Learn about financing the production, evaluating the marketplace, marketing, and distribution
  • Learn how to apply creativity to a budgetary plan to maximize on-screen value
  • Learn how to cast and select key production personnel
  • Learn production design, music, editing, sound design
  • Apply concepts learned to your own projects

About this course:

In this detailed exploration of low-budget filmmaking, learn techniques and theories examining all phases of the process, from development to production to post-production. The focus is on translating a minimum budget into maximum quality on screen. Topics include the script, financing the production, evaluating the marketplace, analyzing and breaking down the screenplay, learning to apply creativity to a budgetary plan to maximize on-screen value, casting, selecting key production personnel, production design, music, editing, sound design, marketing, and distribution. Throughout the class, you are able to apply concepts learned to your own projects.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Kim Adelman
384008
Fee:
$699.00
Hybrid (In-Person)format icon
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

No mtgs. Jan. 17, Feb. 21. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Jan 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Feb 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Mar 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119
Lecture
Mon Mar 14, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Kim Adelman
385726
Fee:
$699.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 01, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Shoot from the Heart: Successful Filmmaking from a Sundance by Diane Bell

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