UCLA Extension

Program at a Glance

Cinematography Certificate

2 Foundation Courses (8 units)

Course No. | Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television 4 fall/Offered Online winter/Offered Online spring/Offered Online summer/Offered Online
FILM TV X 476.581 The Language of Filmmaking 4 fall / spring Offered Online

6 Required Cinematography Courses (24 units)

FILM TV X 478.27A Introduction to Cinematography 4 fall winter spring summer
FILM TV X 478.27B Visualization and Exposure 4 fall winter spring summer
FILM TV X 478.283 Lighting for Emotional Impact 4 fall winter spring summer
FILM TV X 479.302 Becoming Camera-Savvy: A Workshop for Today’s Filmmakers 4 fall winter spring summer
FILM TV X 478.301 The Role of the Digital Imaging Technician in Cinematography 4 fall winter spring summer
FILM TV X 478.282 The Craft of the Cinematographer 4 fall winter spring summer

Select 1 Elective (4 units)

Students must complete 1 elective (4 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Cinematography, Directing, Post-Production, Producing, Film & TV Development, Business & Management of Entertainment, Acting, or Music. New electives are added regularly.

X 400- X 499 Various Entertainment Courses 4 Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring Offered Summer

Charts Legend: Fall Winter Spring Summer Section Offered Online

Please note this is a new curriculum. If you need to refer to the previous curriculum, click here.