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Academy of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Named Fall 2014 Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film And Media Arts

August 27, 2014 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA (August 27, 2014)– Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President and respected veteran motion picture marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been named the Fall 2014 O.L. Halsell Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States. The


South Korean Students Enjoy Tour of Disney Studios

August 21, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to tag along with Professor Eric Young and the students from his Cross Cultural Filmmaking course on a tour of the Walt Disney Studios. Young, who used to work there as Director of Post Production, arranged the tour so the South Korean students could see what it


Success in Media Guest List! (Fall 2014)

August 14, 2014 by | Film Production

Professor Ufland has just announced the confirmed guest list for this semester’s Success in Media Class. While prior classes have included the best people in the entertainment business, the confirmed list for this coming semester is particularly outstanding. It will include CEOs and Presidents of such companies as Sony, Tristar, UTA, Fox Television, Mosaic, 3Arts,

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Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film And Media Arts Recognized as One of America’s Top 10 Film Schools for Third Year in a Row

August 13, 2014 by | Press Releases

School Maintains #7 Spot In The Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Ranking of Top 25 Film Schools Orange, CA (August 12, 2014)– For the third year in a row, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 10 film schools in America. For its


Save The Date: First Cut 2014

August 12, 2014 by | News

Save the date! Every year, the best films from the past school year are compiled in a showcase called “First Cut.” We’re proud to announce that the 2014 Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut Screening will be held Thursday, September 18 at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles. Please join us for an evening of films,


Festival and Awards Report – Week of August 4

August 4, 2014 by | Festival Report

  Into the Silent Sea (Andrej Landin) won Best Narrative Short Film at the Prescott Film Festival in Arizona and a Special Jury Prize at the Stony Brook Film Festival in New York.   Blue (Katelyn Bianchini, Rena Cheng, Asia Lancaster) screens at the Woods Hole Film Festival in Massachusetts.   Green Acres (James Beck)


Andy Erish Helps Reveal The True Story Of Hollywood

August 1, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

Professor Andy Erish has some news that he hates to break to you: everything you know about Hollywood is wrong. For over 100 years, the story of Hollywood has been muddled with half-truths and fabrications, with a single name being replaced in the history books time and time again by individuals looking to get their


A Visit To Il Cinema Ritrovato

July 30, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

Recently, Ellie Schlosser (BA/Film Studies ’17) had a chance to attend Il Cinema Ritrovato, a film festival that shows restored films, in Bologna, Italy. The festival, hosted by Cineteca di Bologna, and took place from June 28th to July 5th. Schlosser attended the festival while on Professor Emily Carman‘s travel course. When asked about the