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Filmmaking

Edgar Wright

Filmmaking

Make your movie with the indie legend behind Shaun of the Dead and Baby Driver.

This course includes:

27 lessons

4 hours

20 exercises

What you'll learn

Join Edgar as he shares his many different approaches to filmmaking – from his indie roots to Hollywood hits – and ultimately helps you get your film made and seen.

  • Write your screenplay
  • Get your film funded and work with low budgets
  • Choose the perfect soundtrack
  • Learn to direct actors
  • Use kinetic editing for dramatic effect
  • Pitch your film to the right festivals

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Meet the man who became an indie legend with the Cornetto trilogy and a trademark directing style. He started out making indie movies on a Super 8 camera and directed shorts on a shoestring throughout the 80s and 90s, building up a close-knit group of collaborators including Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. As someone who’s gone from film school reject and micro budgets to Hollywood blockbusters, there’s no one better to guide you through the world of filmmaking and show you how to make your film a reality.

Lesson plan (27)

  1. 01

    Filmmaking Introduction

    03:22

  2. 02

    A brief history of film

    05:23

  3. 03

    Beginnings and education

    18:28

  4. 04

    Advice to aspiring filmmakers

    12:37

  5. 05

    Writing to direct

    14:20

  6. 06

    Writing: the process

    11:02

  7. 07

    Genre

    04:35

  8. 08

    Style

    08:47

  9. 09

    Storyboards and animatics

    08:01

  10. 10

    Getting your film made

    20:20

  11. 11

    Form and content

    11:17

  12. 12

    Casting and directing actors

    12:47

  13. 13

    Locations

    07:42

  14. 14

    Costume design

    05:05

  15. 15

    Cinematography

    06:05

  16. 16

    First day on set

    07:12

  17. 17

    Music

    07:50

  18. 18

    Sound design

    10:03

  19. 19

    Filming action sequences

    10:50

  20. 20

    Production design

    03:51

  21. 21

    Editing

    08:01

  22. 22

    TV vs features

    10:17

  23. 23

    Filmmaking in collaboration

    07:39

  24. 24

    Getting your film seen

    07:23

  25. 25

    Ask me anything

    24:07

  26. 26

    Q & A

    17:26

  27. 27

    In conclusion

    00:58

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