Filmmaking in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
This course focuses on the fundamental elements of visual storytelling that enables students to direct their own projects. Whether you have little experience, or are a Steven Spielberg in the making, gain experience in the entertainment capital of the world. Over the course of this two week program, students spend 3 hours each morning doing in-class instruction, and the afternoons doing on-set production, so as to convert theory from the morning into practice and real experience. On the last day, students will get the opportunity to present their short film (5-15 minutes).
Excursions at UCLA – may include a visit to Warner Brothers studio or another film studio, production facility or a motion picture business in LA.
Learn how to write, shoot, direct, and edit your very own short film.
Discover pre-production knowledge from story structure to character development.
Explore on-set production concepts such as focus, exposure, and contrast with a HDSLR camera.
Gain insight and gather tips from various people working in the entertainment industry.