UCLA Extension

Entertainment Industry Fundamentals

Designed for those who are interested in exploring careers as filmmakers and content creators in all sectors of the industry, the Specialization in Entertainment Industry Fundamentals is ideal for students who possess a passion for entertainment and are looking for a short program to prepare them with the basic skills needed to begin their career in the entertainment industry.

Students will receive an Award of Completion once the Entertainment Industry Fundamentals Specialization course requirements are met.

Approximate Program Tuition: $2,800
Approximate Cost of Books and Materials: $250
Specialization Candidacy Fee: $50
Duration: 2 quarters (full-time course of study) to 1 year
Unit Requirement: 16

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Course scheduling and fees subject to change without notice.

Program at a Glance

4 Required 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 I/O R/O/I/H(I) R/O/I
FILM TV X 476.581 The Language of Filmmaking 4 R/O/I I/O R/O/I I/O
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4 I/O R/O/I R/O/I O/H(I)
FILM TV X 403.31 The Business of Entertainment 4 R/O/I R/O/I R/O/I O/H(I)/R

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