UCLA Extension

Program at a Glance

Film & TV Development Certificate

4 Foundation Courses (16 units)

Course No. | Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television + 4 R/O I/O R/O R/O/I
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4 R/O I/R/O I/O O/H(I)
MGMT X 403.31 The Business of Entertainment 4 R I/R/O R/O O/H(I)/I
FILM TV X 476.581 The Language of Filmmaking 4 R/O I/O R/O R/O/I

5 Required Development Courses (20 units)

MGMT X 403.61 Marketing and Distributing Independent Films Across All Platforms 4 R/O O R/O O
FILM TV X 476.22 Story Analysis for Film and Television * 4 R/O I/O R/O I/O
FILM TV X 476.242 Understanding Genre: How to Develop a Hollywood Classic 4 O I/O
FILM TV X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story 4 R/O I/O R/O R/O
FILM TV X 476.894 Introduction to Feature Film Development * 4 O O

Select 3 Electives (12 units)

Students must complete 3 electives (12 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Film & TV Development, Producing, Business & Management of Entertainment, Post-Production, Acting, Cinematography, Directing, Writers’ Program/Screenwriting, or Music. New electives are added regularly.

FILM TV X 479.482 Television Development: From Idea to Small Screen 4 R R
FILM TV X 476.243 Developing Your Short Film 4 R I/R R I/R
MGMT X 403.01 Legal Primer for the Entertainment Business 4 O I/O O R/O
MGMT X 476.99 Marketing Entertainment: Strategies for the Global Marketplace 4 R/O I/O O
MGMT X 403.34 Entertainment Financing: From First $ to Distribution of Profits 4 O O O O/H(I)
FILM TV X 431 A World of International Filmmaking 4 R
FILM TV X 439 Inside the World of Film Acquisitions: How to Sell Your Project to Hollywood 4 I
MGMT X 402.32 Starting Your Own Entertainment Production Company 4 R R
FILM TV X 499.2 Film and Television Internship 4 I/R I/R I/R I/R

+ Should be completed within the first 2 quarters of study.

* Should be taken prior to X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story.

Chart Legend: I = In-Person | R = Remote | O = Online | H (I/R) = Hybrid (In-Person/Remote)