From Story to Screen: Producing a Professional Short Film

Vicki Lau, VFX Professional, Emmys2014 Attendee, TEDx Speaker

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35 Lessons (1h 10m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:01
    • 2. Who am I and Who are you?

      1:38
    • 3. Your Story Idea

      2:09
    • 4. Character Development

      2:26
    • 5. Outline and Treatment

      2:48
    • 6. Pre-Production Planning - Timeline

      1:42
    • 7. Pre-Production Planning - Crew, Cast, Locations and Other Resources

      2:30
    • 8. What Makes Pre-Production

      1:00
    • 9. Script

      2:24
    • 10. Storyboards and Concept Art

      2:43
    • 11. Budgeting

      4:08
    • 12. Production and Shooting Schedules

      2:45
    • 13. Cast and Crew Contracts

      2:11
    • 14. Finding Cast and Crew

      1:48
    • 15. Finding Locations and Scouting

      2:46
    • 16. Production Design and Prop Prep Work

      2:15
    • 17. Temp and Rough Draft Visual Effects

      2:09
    • 18. Film Insurance

      2:37
    • 19. Lights, Camera, Action!

      1:05
    • 20. Call Sheets and Shot Lists

      1:51
    • 21. Principal Photography

      1:55
    • 22. Pick-Up Shots

      1:21
    • 23. Wrapping Up Production

      1:28
    • 24. We'll Fix it in Post?

      1:33
    • 25. Continuity and Scripty Notes

      1:26
    • 26. Rough Cut with Temp VFX to Final Cut

      1:31
    • 27. Visual Effects Post-Production

      1:54
    • 28. Foley Sound and Sound Post-Production

      2:37
    • 29. Music Composition

      3:59
    • 30. It's Show Time!

      1:22
    • 31. Film Festivals

      2:18
    • 32. YouTube Release

      1:21
    • 33. Conclusion

      1:13
    • 34. Networking

      0:51
    • 35. "How to Get a Job in Hollywood"

      1:04
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Project Description

Have a short film idea of your own, and use this class as a guide!

The practical part of this class is to actual follow the lessons, step-by-step, whilst working on the documentation, planning and creation of your short film.

Go on - use us as your trusted guide!

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