Course Info

DOC 352: Documentary Cinematography (Formerly DC 378)

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

This course focuses on the language, practice and art of visual storytelling in the documentary form. Students will examine the cinematographer's role in the ideation, shooting and editing of non-fiction film content. Through a series of screenings, lectures, experiential exercises, and class discussions, students will better understand the history and practice of cinematography as it pertains to story, character and structure - all through the prism of documentary. PREREQUISITE(S): None (FORMERLY DC 378)

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10768
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: TBA-L OOP00 at Loop Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 501
Class number: 25453
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 16312
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 601
Class number: 36445
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL107 at Loop Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 501
Class number: 26765
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00213 at Loop Campus

Spring 2017-2018

Section: 901
Class number: 35779
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00213 at Loop Campus