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Learn how to watch movies, Chicago style!

• pickles optional •

Why So Low?

Why does The Dark Knight film Heath Ledger's Joker from such low angles? 

Why the Silence?

What's the purpose of the art museum montage in Ferris Bueller's Day Off? 

Why So Pasty?

Why is Charlie Chaplin's makeup so white in the comedy His New Job?

Through Chicago movies, master terminology used to describe film production and the art of filmmaking. 

Become an active movie-watcher with us and apply that new knowledge to your favorite films!

Classes run 30-60 min.

All classes are offered virtually and by a Ph.D. who legit taught this stuff for a living.

Available Courses

Watch a Mini Course Clip!

Sneaky Music in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Mini Course Clip)
Editing and Chaos in The Untouchables (Mini Course Clip)
Blues Brothers on Location: Prisons, Malls, City Halls (Mini Course Clip)
Low-Angle Shots in The Dark Knight (Mini Course Clip)
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