Course Info

FILM 364: Cinematography III (Formerly DC 394)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

This seminar focuses on the art and craft of designing, blocking and executing planned sequences. It mixes theory and practice to expose students to an in-depth exploration of different techniques and possibilities concerning cinematic space. Emphasis will be on storytelling from the perspective of the cinematographer, specifically exploring how the camera is used to serve the narrative.

FILM 350 and FILM 355 are prerequisites for this class.

Winter 2019-2020


Section 501

Class number 25523

Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: Tu 8:30AM - 11:45AM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: Tu 8:30AM - 11:45AM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Spring 2018-2019


Section 601

Class number 30674

Meeting dates: 3/30/2019 - 6/14/2019
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 3/30/2019 - 6/14/2019
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Spring 2017-2018


Section 601

Class number 34565

Meeting dates: 3/24/2018 - 6/8/2018
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 3/24/2018 - 6/8/2018
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Spring 2016-2017

Section: 601
Class number: 34057
Meeting time: M 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 37309
Meeting time: M 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus