Course Info

FILM 485: Directing the Production

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

Emphasis on directing the production. Topics covered include blocking actors, blocking camera, directing a crew, coverage and locations. Projects should include multiple setups and crews with, at the minimum, a producer, cinematographer and production designer. PREREQUISITE(S): DC 462 (FORMERLY DC 490)

FILM 484 is a prerequisite for this class.

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 701
Class number: 10658
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Fall 2019-2020


Section 701

Class number 15968

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


Fall 2018-2019


Section 701

Class number 16436

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


Winter 2016-2017

Section: 801
Class number: 22603
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00507 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 26705
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus