Course Info

FILM 484: Directing Actors (Formerly DC 462)

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

Emphasis on directing actors for film. Topics include script analysis, script interpretation, casting, rehearsals, director-actor relationship and director-actor communication. Projects will focus primarily on actor performance.

FILM 410 is a prerequisite for this class.

Winter 2019-2020


Section 801

Class number 25530

Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus


Winter 2018-2019


Section 801

Class number 25886

Meeting dates: 1/5/2019 - 3/22/2019
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Meeting dates: 1/5/2019 - 3/22/2019
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus


Winter 2017-2018


Section 801

Class number 26412

Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus


Spring 2016-2017

Section: 901
Class number: 33515
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Section: 902
Class number: 33788
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00507 at Loop Campus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 901
Class number: 32812
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Jonah Zeiger
CLOSED
Section: 902
Class number: 33123
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Dana Hodgdon