Course Info

FILM 279: Visual Design (Formerly DC 376)

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

Definition, analysis, and structure of visual components that cinema employs to support and emphasize the story. Theory of visual design will be applied through student still photos, as well as an original, visually-oriented, narrative or documentary short film, animation or game design.

FILM 110 is a prerequisite for this class.

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10642
Meeting time: -
Location: OLASY NCH00 at Online Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
Section: 701
Class number: 10643
Meeting time: -
Location: OLASY NCH00 at Online Campus
Instructor: John Klein | View syllabus

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 901
Class number: 30074
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 501
Class number: 25512
Meeting time: W 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: John Klein | View syllabus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 15948
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
Section: 701
Class number: 15949
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
CLOSED

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 901
Class number: 30364
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
CLOSED

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 501
Class number: 25366
Meeting time: W 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2018-2019


Section 401

Class number 17031

Meeting dates: 9/5/2018 - 11/20/2018
Meeting time: W 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST17 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 9/5/2018 - 11/20/2018
Meeting time: W 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0201 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus



Section 701

Class number 14738

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


Spring 2017-2018

Section: 901
Class number: 34085
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
CLOSED

Winter 2017-2018


Section 501

Class number 20663

Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: W 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST17 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Meeting dates: 1/2/2018 - 3/19/2018
Meeting time: W 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0201 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus


Fall 2017-2018


Section 401

Class number 12462

Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: Th 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: Th 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Brian Zahm | View syllabus
CLOSED


Spring 2016-2017

Section: 250
Class number: 36943
Meeting time: -
Location: IBERO 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Martha McGivern
Section: 901
Class number: 33509
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 250
Class number: 27388
Meeting time: -
Location: IBERO 00000 at Study Abroad
Instructor: Martha McGivern
Section: 501
Class number: 22043
Meeting time: W 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST17 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2016-2017


Section 401

Class number 33046

Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: Th 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: Th 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus


Spring 2015-2016

Section: 901
Class number: 32805
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 801
Class number: 22543
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus