Course Info

FILM 170: The Art of Production Design (Formerly Dc 121)

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. (FORMERLY DC 121)

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 15907
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Section: 701
Class number: 15906
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus