Course Info

FILM 131: History of Cinema Production

This course studies the origins and rise of cinema production from the perspective of a filmmaker. The course examines critical historical events that impacted the industry and the craft of filmmaking; the emergence of the studio system, the coming of sound, audience shifts, emergence of other media and the rise of digital technology. PREREQUISITE(S): NONE.

Fall 2024-2025

Section: 401
Class number: 14271
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: N/A at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 401L
Class number: 14274
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: N/A at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 402
Class number: 14375
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: N/A at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 402L
Class number: 14376
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: N/A at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 410
Class number: 14272
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor:
Section: 411
Class number: 14377
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor:
Section: 701
Class number: 14275
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: N/A at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 701L
Class number: 14276
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: N/A at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 702L
Class number: 14400
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 710
Class number: 14273
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor:

Spring 2023-2024

Section: 301
Class number: 32516
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 301L
Class number: 32566
Meeting time: W 1:00PM - 3:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 310
Class number: 32492
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 601
Class number: 32511
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 601L
Class number: 32567
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 32517
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 602L
Class number: 32568
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 610
Class number: 32491
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Winter 2023-2024

Section: 501
Class number: 22405
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 501L
Class number: 22372
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 502
Class number: 22407
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
Section: 502L
Class number: 22382
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
Section: 510
Class number: 22406
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
Section: 511
Class number: 22408
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2023-2024

Section: 401
Class number: 13076
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 401L
Class number: 13079
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 402
Class number: 15901
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 402L
Class number: 15902
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 410
Class number: 13077
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 411
Class number: 15903
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 701
Class number: 13080
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 701L
Class number: 13081
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 702
Class number: 17045
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 702L
Class number: 17046
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 13078
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 711
Class number: 17047
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Spring 2022-2023

Section: 301
Class number: 39776
Meeting time: W 9:35AM - 12:50PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 301L
Class number: 40432
Meeting time: W 1:00PM - 3:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 310
Class number: 39721
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 601
Class number: 39769
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 601L
Class number: 40433
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 39777
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Section: 602L
Class number: 40434
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 39720
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 611
Class number: 43394
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus

Winter 2022-2023

Section: 501
Class number: 28965
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 501L
Class number: 28407
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 28967
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 502L
Class number: 28417
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 510
Class number: 28966
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 511
Class number: 28968
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Fall 2022-2023

Section: 401
Class number: 18725
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 401L
Class number: 18728
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 410
Class number: 18726
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 701
Class number: 18729
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 701L
Class number: 18730
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 18727
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus

Spring 2021-2022

Section: 301
Class number: 37154
Meeting time: W 9:35AM - 12:50PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 301L
Class number: 42412
Meeting time: W 1:00PM - 3:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 310
Class number: 37094
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 601
Class number: 37146
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 601L
Class number: 42413
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 37155
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 602L
Class number: 42414
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 37093
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
CLOSED

Winter 2021-2022

Section: 501
Class number: 28669
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 501L
Class number: 20487
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 502
Class number: 28671
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 502L
Class number: 20503
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 510
Class number: 28670
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED
Section: 511
Class number: 28672
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2021-2022

Section: 401
Class number: 4339
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 401L
Class number: 4342
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 410
Class number: 4340
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 701
Class number: 4343
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 701L
Class number: 4344
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 4341
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
CLOSED

Spring 2020-2021

Section: 301
Class number: 30269
Meeting time: W 9:35AM - 12:50PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 310
Class number: 30174
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 601
Class number: 30257
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 30271
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 610
Class number: 30171
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED

Winter 2020-2021

Section: 501
Class number: 28634
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
Section: 502
Class number: 28637
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
CLOSED
Section: 510
Class number: 28636
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
CLOSED
Section: 511
Class number: 28639
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
CLOSED

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 402
Class number: 16757
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 702
Class number: 16758
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
CLOSED

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 301
Class number: 30158
Meeting time: W 9:35AM - 12:50PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 301L
Class number: 30159
Meeting time: W 1:00PM - 3:15PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 310
Class number: 30021
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Section: 601
Class number: 30122
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 601L
Class number: 30123
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 602
Class number: 30160
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 602L
Class number: 30161
Meeting time: F 10:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 610
Class number: 30017
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
CLOSED