Learn the art and practice of film directing, cinematography, cinematic storytelling, and the fundamentals of editing & sound. Gain a well-rounded understanding of diverse film genres as you develop your vision as a filmmaker and/or voice as a film critic.


About the art & practice of editing — topics include cuts, inserts, cutaways, cross-cutting, transitions, and continuity editing.


About key aspects of cinematography, including composition, lens, lighting design, and camera position & movement.

The Director's Craft — Mise-en-scène

About the director's craft — highlighted by the term “mise-en-scène” — which involves making creative decisions on setting & props, costume & makeup, lighting, and acting & figure movement.