Film School: Study Filmmakers Movie Club

In this ongoing class, students will study a different filmmaker (director and/or screenwriter) each month. July/August theme is summer blockbusters.
Angelia Derrick, MFA
95 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 37 learners

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Wed Jul 6

Meets Once per week
7pm - 7:55pm

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Class Experience

Students will study filmmakers to increase their knowledge of films.
Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Arts: Creative Writing
Certificates from Institute of Children's Literature
Certificates from Institute for Writers
Writing young adult fantasy and space opera under the pen name Angelia Almos. 
Student must watch the movie before class. 
 2 files available upon enrollment
Students will need to rent and/or stream movies before the class. All movies should be available to rent on Amazon Prime, Vudu, and/or iTunes, and may be available on membership sites like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Showtime, HBO, Disney+, etc.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No grades. 
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Some movies will be PG-13 or R rated. Movies may contain foul language, cinematic violence, adult themes, and nudity. All ratings are listed in the description. 
We will use Julie Faulkner's Movie Analysis Worksheets to help organize our thoughts and understanding. 


Angelia Derrick, MFA
Lives in the United States
Lover of Books and Movies
95 total reviews
189 completed classes

About Me

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"Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world." - Robert McKee

My hope is to help nurture your love of stories as well as your individual voice while giving you the tools and skills you need to tell... 
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