Filmmaking Courses

Art of Motion Picture Editing

Course Number: CNTV-332

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

Picture Editors are story tellers but unlike writers who use text, or lyricists who use words, editors use visual images, dialogue, sound, special effects and music to stir the emotions of the audience and tell our stories. This course will analyze and deconstruct all the elements of the art of creatively manipulating visual images through editing.
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Beginning Filmmaking

Course Number: 392 & CTPR-240x

ADULT (ages 18+)
Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full
MINORS (ages 16 & 17)
Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full
MINORS SECTION 2 (Ages 16 & 17)
Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

Beginning Filmmaking is a total hands on immersion in the filmmaking process. Each student will create three 5 minute digital projects from conception to projection. This course is a fundamental education in all components of filmmaking including producing, directing, cinematography, editing and sound. Parallel class study includes both cinematic theory and practical workshops. Realize your dreams...now!
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Commercial Directing: The Art of the 60-Second Story

Course Number: CNTV-415

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

Experience the excitement of hands-on filmmaking that takes you through every stage of commercial creation, including concept, production and post-production.
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Digital Editing With Avid

Course Number: CNTV-413

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

This course uses the AVID system to open new doors of post-production creativity, taking you from basic through advanced digital editing techniques.
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Directing Intensive

Course Number: CNTV-411

ADULT (ages 18+)
Jun 13 - Jul 28 Sorry, this class is currently full
MINORS (ages 16 & 17)
Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

You will see realized on-screen a story now “inside you” that you feel you just have to tell. The core of the course will be the individual project. Your imagination is the first step to a successful summer.
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Documentary Filmmaking

Course Number: CNTV-410

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

The popularity of documentary films and reality TV is exploding, and now you can be a part of it, as you conceive, write, produce, direct and edit your own original non-fiction work.
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Film & Digital Cinematography Class

Course Number: CNTV-325

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full
Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

An intensive camera, lighting and image design class for emerging cinematographers, producers, directors, editors and writers. This class includes weekly hands-on projects on 35mm, 16mm, and Digital motion picture cameras.
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Intro to Virtual Reality: An Incubator for VR Storytelling

Course Number: CTPR-428

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

The USC School of Cinematic Arts, Summer Program and the JAUNT Cinematic VR Lab Presents: Intro to Virtual Reality: An Incubator for VR Storytelling. Virtual Reality has become a reality! Oculus, Google, PlayStation, HTC, and many more industry giants have thrown their weight behind the growing VR ecosystem, believing that this technology is the wave of the future.
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USC/Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Producing and Directing Class

Course Number: 405 & CTPR-460

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

The Walt Disney course is a new addition to the Summer Program Course listing. In addition to directing two polished films of your own, you will experience outstanding lectures on filmmaking and attend special guest appearances and screenings at Walt Disney Studios.
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USC/Warner Brothers Producing and Directing Class

Course Number: 405 & CTPR-460

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Sorry, this class is currently full

From script to screening you will, on a daily basis, explore and practice in all the fields of filmmaking and production and leave the class with at least two short, polished digital films.
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