How to Make a Short Film - Start to Finish

Avi Glijansky Credit: IAWTV nominated filmmaker

CreatorUp, Inc.

This comprehensive beginner’s course is for anyone who has good ideas that they want to share with the world. Inside, find a complete introduction to the basic elements of screenwriting, production, and directing.
Do you have an idea you want to tell the world? Learn how to write, produce, and direct a great short film, video, or web series from start to finish.

Syllabus

CHAPTER 1: Script

Lesson 1-1: Where to look for ideas ( 4:30 )
Lesson 1-2: Is Your Idea a Story? ( 6:41 )
Lesson 1-3: Character ( 7:40 )
Lesson 1-4: Mapping the Script Structure ( 9:43 )
Lesson 1-5: From Skeleton to Outline ( 7:52 )
Lesson 1-6: Screenplay Format ( 7:45 )
Lesson 1-7: Writing the Screenplay ( 4:57 )
Lesson 1-8: Rewriting and Revisions ( 8:51 )
Lesson 1-9: Preparing the Rest of Your Production ( 2:27 )
CHAPTER 2: Camera, Lighting, and Sound

Lesson 2-1: Script Analysis and Breakdown ( 6:37 )
Lesson 2-2: Understanding Visual Storytelling ( 6:30 )
Lesson 2-3 Pt 1: Shots and Shot Composition ( 7:05 )
Lesson 2-3 Pt 2: Elements of Shot Composition ( 7:58 )
Lesson 2-4: Camera Movement ( 18:00 )
Lesson 2-5 Pt 1: Shots Working Together ( 8:19 )
Lesson 2-5 Pt 2: Audience Emotion ( 4:23 )
Lesson 2-6: Lighting ( 4:33 )
Lesson 2-7: Sound ( 11:15 )
Lesson 2-8: Production Design, Costumes, Hair & Makeup ( 7:58 )
CHAPTER 3: Preparing Your Production

Lesson 3-1: How to Approach Prepping your Production ( 2:26 )
Lesson 3-2: Creative Challenges ( 6:07 )
Lesson 3-3: Technical Challenges ( 5:08 )
Lesson 3-4: Producer’s Challenges ( 6:30 )
Lesson 3-5: Take a List of you ( 5:38 )
Lesson 3-6: Budgeting ( 7:45 )
Lesson 3-7: Scheduling ( 10:39 )
Lesson 3-8: Assembling Your Crew ( 8:00 )
Lesson 3-9: Locations ( 10:16 )

key words, tags

storytelling


Course properties

Form of education
Nonformal
Learning language
English
Discipline
Education science
Course authors
Avi Glijansky Credit: IAWTV nominated filmmaker
Organization
CreatorUp, Inc.
Currency
USD
Course cost
50.0
IP transfer allowed
Output knowledge, abilities, skills
Writing out your idea Using the right equipment Casting and crewing up Directing basics
Entrance test
Groups formation by readiness level
Teachers presence
Tutors presence
Facilitators presence
Training materials forms
video lecture
Interactivity in training materials
Collaborative learning presence
Discussions, forums presence
Webinars, video conferences presence
meetup presence
LMS integration
Learning Analytics
Certification presence
Course time limits
Opportunity to enter after start
Module unit
lesson
Course modules number
38
Personal learning path possibility, course individualization
Special needs support

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