Producing a Pilot and Production Workflow

During this course, students see their words and images come alive as the creative process transitions from the page to the screen.


Instructor: Larry Banks

Larry L. Banks is the Media Arts Department Chair. During the past twelve years, Larry Banks has distinguished himself as a feature cinematographer on such films as Juice, Strapped, Fly By Night, and Substitute 2. He has also been the Director of Photography on numerous music videos and TV shows. Working with notable directors such as Spike Lee and Forest Whitaker; Larry has also been the Director of Photography on, and directed commercials for Nike, Levi's and AT&T. In the latter part of 1997, Larry directed a documentary called Blues Stories, on the roots of American music from the '20s and '30s featuring Taj Mahal as narrator. Most recently, Larry completed work on a TV pilot called Black Jaq produced by Sony TriStar and directed by Forest Whitaker.