Name and location of repository
Level of description
Film Department records
- 1975-2012 (Creation)
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Name of creator
ArtCenter taught film classes beginning in the late 1930s, with Franklin Judson's cinematography class. However, the Film Department was not created until 1973, and between the late 1930s - early 1970s there were a handful of classes offered periodically.
Thomas Rook (1973-1975)
James Jordan (circa 1975-1990)
Robert Peterson (1990-2013)
Ross LaManna (2013 - present)
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Film Department records consist mainly of student work, including scripts and pre-production research. The Administrative Files series contains curriculum, syllabi, and printed materials announcing department events. The Public Service Announcements series contains proposals, storyboards and pre-production notes for possible PSAs. The Scripts series contains scripts, storyboards and pre-production notes created by students. The Computer Files contain discs of alumni work and seminars created by the department and discs removed from student projects.
System of arrangement
Series 1: Administrative Files
Series 2: Public Service Announcements
Series 3: Scripts and Pre-Production
Series 4: Computer Files
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.) unless otherwise noted.
Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.