Rachel Bass

Assistant Professor // Cinema Production
School of Cinematic Arts
Rachel Bass

Bio and Research Information

Rachel Bass is a film director based in Chicago. She has won seven international awards and two Director’s Guild of America awards including Best African-American Film in the West Region for her short Thicker than Water. Rachel earned her MFA in Directing from Chapman University and her BA in Black Studies from Amherst College. She has taught Directing and Visual Storytelling at Chapman University and London's Solaris International Film School, and currently resides as a professor of film production at DePaul University.

Research Area

Cinema Production

Schedule for Fall 2024-2025

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