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DC 121: The Art of Production Design

This course explores production design and art direction as a narrative art form in cinema and examines the collaborative relationship between director, production designer and cinematographer. Using films, observational readings, screenplays, lectures, research, and discussion, students will study the fundamentals of a production designer's approach towards visualizing and conceptualizing story. Students will also gain a historical perspective of how the role of production design has evolved and how advances in technology have influenced the various crafts.

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 26486
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 701
Class number: 12744
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 901
Class number: 34036
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus
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Fall 2016-2017

Section: 701
Class number: 33642
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 901
Class number: 37236
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 701
Class number: 11877
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Winter 2014-2015

Section: 801
Class number: 20707
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Fall 2014-2015

Section: 701
Class number: 17182
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Spring 2013-2014

Section: 901
Class number: 36590
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus

Winter 2013-2014

Section: 801
Class number: 26946
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus