UCLA Extension

Program at a Glance

Producing Certificate

3 Foundation Courses (12 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 I/O R/O
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4 R/O I/R/O I/O R/O
MGMT X 403.31 The Business of Entertainment + 4 R I/R/O I/O R

3 Required Producing Courses (12 units)

FILM TV X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story 4 R/O I/O I/O R/O
MGMT X 403.34 Entertainment Financing: From First $ to Distribution of Profits 4 O O O O
FILM TV X 478.13A The Art of Line Producing 4 R R I/R O

Select 1 Marketing Course (4 units)

MGMT X 403.61 Marketing and Distributing Independent Films across All Platforms 4 R/O O I/O O
MGMT X 476.99 Marketing Entertainment: Strategies for the Global Marketplace 4 R/O I/O O

Select 1 Producing Course (4 units)

FILM TV X 476.6 Low-Budget Filmmaking 4 O H(I) O R
FILM TV X 475 Producing Commercials for All Platforms: A Practical Workshop 4 R I
FILM TV X 478.733 Producing Documentaries 4 R R

Select 4 Electives (16 units)

Students must complete 4 electives (16 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Producing, Film & TV Development or Business & Management of Entertainment. Below is a list of suggested electives. New electives are added regularly.

MGMT X 402.32 Starting Your Own Entertainment Production Company 4 R I
MGMT X 403.33 Independent Film Financing 4 O O
MGMT X 404.2 Production Accounting for Film and Television 4 R R
FILM TV X 408 Building an Online Audience 4 R O H(I) O
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
FILM TV X 476.022 The Art and Business of Producing 4 R
FILM TV X 479.088 Movie Magic Budgeting 2 O R R O
FILM TV X 478.432 Direct and Produce Reality and Documentary Television 4 R 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.

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