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How to Make a Short Film – Start to Finish

$50.00

Do you have an idea you want to tell the world? Learn how to write, produce, and direct a great short film, video, or web series from start to finish.

Running Time: 280 minutes, Five Chapters, 38 Lessons

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CHAPTER 1: SCRIPT

How to Pitch Your Project?

Ep 1-0: Where to look for ideas( 4:30 )

Lesson 1-1: Essentials: Why is design, credibility, and outreach essential?

Lesson 1-2: Is Your Idea a Story? ( 6:41 )

Lesson 1-3: Character ( 7:40 )

Lesson 1-4: Mapping the Script Structure ( 9:43 )

Lesson 1-5: From Skeleton to Outline ( 7:52 )

Lesson 1-6: Screenplay Format ( 7:45 )

Lesson 1-7: Writing the Screenplay ( 4:57 )

Lesson 1-8: Rewriting and Revisions ( 8:51 )

Lesson 1-9: Preparing the Rest of Your Production ( 2:27 )


 

CHAPTER 2

CAMERA, LIGHTING, AND SOUND

Lesson 2-1: Script Analysis and Breakdown ( 6:37 )

Lesson 2-2: Understanding Visual Storytelling ( 6:30 )

Lesson 2-3: Pt 1: Shots and Shot Composition ( 7:05 )

Lesson 2-3: Pt 2: Elements of Shot Composition ( 7:58 )

Lesson 2-4: Camera Movement ( 18:00 )

Lesson 2-5: Pt 1: Shots Working Together ( 8:19 )

Lesson 2-5: Pt 2: Audience Emotion ( 4:23 )

Lesson 2-6: Lighting ( 4:33 )

Lesson 2-7: Sound ( 11:15 )

Lesson 2-8: Production Design, Costumes, Hair & Makeup ( 7:58 )


 

CHAPTER 3

PREPARING YOUR PRODUCTION

Lesson 3-1: How to Approach Prepping your Production ( 2:26 )

Lesson 3-2: Creative Challenges ( 6:07 )s

Lesson 3-3: Technical Challenges ( 5:08 )

Lesson 3-4: Producer’s Challenges ( 6:30 )

Lesson 3-5: Take a List of you ( 5:38 )

Lesson 3-6: Budgeting ( 7:45 )

Lesson 3-7: Scheduling ( 10:39 )

Lesson 3-8: Assembling Your Crew ( 8:00 )

Lesson 3-9: Locations ( 10:16 )


 

When you purchase the course, you’ll also get the following course downloads to study:

Director’s Notes Template (pdf)

Director’s Notes Template (Excel)

Cupid & Eros Sample Script

Highway 9 Budget TopSheet Template (pdf)

Highway 9 Budget TopSheet Template (Excel)

Highway 9 ScriptBreakdown (pdf)

Highway 9 ScriptBreakdown (Excel)

“How to write a scene” by John August

The Story Skeleton

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Teacher Bio
Avi Glijansky
Avi Glijansky is an NYU Film grad and the IAWTV nominated filmmaker and creator behind "The Silver Lake Badminton and Adventurers Club."

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