Course Info

FILM 450: Cinematography (Formerly DC 475)

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

In this course, students learn advanced production techniques of camera movement, lighting, rigging, filtration and shot composition. Students will be given hands on training in the use of the latest high definition cameras and then create a short script which they will shoot and edit.

FILM 401 or FILM 410 is a prerequisite for this class.

Winter 2019-2020


Section 801

Class number 25527

Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus



Section 802

Class number 25528

Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
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 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Winter 2018-2019


Section 801

Class number 25884

Meeting dates: 1/5/2019 - 3/22/2019
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 1/5/2019 - 3/22/2019
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
CLOSED



Section 802

Class number 25885

Meeting dates: 1/5/2019 - 3/22/2019
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 1/5/2019 - 3/22/2019
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
CLOSED


Winter 2017-2018


Section 801

Class number 26407

Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus



Section 802

Class number 26408

Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
CLOSED


Spring 2016-2017

Section: 901
Class number: 33517
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
Section: 902
Class number: 34060
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST17 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2016-2017


Section 401

Class number 33066

Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Spring 2015-2016

Section: 901
Class number: 32815
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
Section: 902
Class number: 37332
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Dana Hodgdon

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 401
Class number: 11528
Meeting time: Tu 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus