Course Info

FILM 401: Fundamentals of Cinema Production (Formerly DC 414)

This course is a beginning workshop in narrative film production. The course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of cinema production, including camera and lens technology, composition, lighting, directing, sound recording, and basic editing. Students will produce several short films with an emphasis on visual storytelling and personal expression. PREREQUISITE(S): None

Fall 2019-2020


Section 701

Class number 15956

Meeting dates: 9/11/2019 - 11/26/2019
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0201 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 9/11/2019 - 11/26/2019
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus



Section 702

Class number 15957

Meeting dates: 9/11/2019 - 11/26/2019
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Meeting dates: 9/11/2019 - 11/26/2019
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST17 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus


Fall 2018-2019


Section 701

Class number 15204

Meeting dates: 9/5/2018 - 11/20/2018
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 9/5/2018 - 11/20/2018
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0201 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
CLOSED



Section 702

Class number 17470

Meeting dates: 9/5/2018 - 11/20/2018
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Meeting dates: 9/5/2018 - 11/20/2018
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST17 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus


Fall 2017-2018


Section 701

Class number 16800

Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus


Spring 2016-2017


Section 901

Class number 36753

Meeting dates: 3/25/2017 - 6/9/2017
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00506 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Dana Hodgdon
Meeting dates: 3/25/2017 - 6/9/2017
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Dana Hodgdon


Fall 2015-2016

Section: 701
Class number: 17171
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus