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Art of Filmmaking II

September 25, 2018 — December 11, 2018

Tuesdays | 6:30-9:30pm | 12 sessions

Prerequisites: Art of Filmmaking I


Take the knowledge you developed in ART OF FILMMAKING I to the next level. Further develop your artistic and technical skills in shooting, story construction, sound, production management, lighting and more. Learn about working collaboratively as part of a small crew, and how it can advance your own vision. Plan, shoot and edit a more ambitious individual project of your own choosing.


  • Refining your creative eye by envisioning a scene or concept
  • In-depth budgeting, pre-production and planning techniques
  • How directors interact with camera, sound and lighting personnel
  • Operation of professional shotgun/wireless microphones and audio mixers
  • Intermediate shooting and lighting techniques
  • Conducting interviews
  • Blocking and working with actors
  • Art direction and mise en scene
  • In-depth media management and work flow
  • Editing for character, story, and rhythm
  • Phases of post-production, including color correction and sound design
  • Preparing your media for public screenings
  • Distribution opportunities and strategies for emerging filmmakers
  • Get instructor guidance and feedback on your work


Tuition includes all needed production equipment and access to Film Center Edit Lab.

Prerequisites: ART OF FILMMAKING I