Akin Ceylan offers up Career Advice

December 15, 2014 by | Events

Earlier this week, I had the great fortune to attend the keynote address of Chapman University’s Student Research Day. The speaker was Akin C. Ceylan, COO Home Entertainment, Lionsgate Entertainment, and Chapman University alumnus, Class of 1990. It was a great speech and I wanted to share some of the career advice Ceylan offered our

Join Us For Project W: Stories of Women Creating Change

December 4, 2014 by | Events

Please join us on Thursday, December 11 at 7PM in the Folino Theater for Project W. We will be screening a few social issue documentaries profiling inspiring women leaders across the country. These women are creating change through stories of courage in the face of adversity. We will be screening the following films: UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The Real Thing: A Love Story For Dreamers

December 3, 2014 by | Programs

Wandering the halls of Marion Knott Studios, you often come across some pretty amazing things. Just a few weeks ago, I happened to walk past Stage A, and saw a spectacular set being built. It had a very dream-like quality, with a brilliant blue background, white fluffy clouds, and a hot air balloon. I had

Dodge Alumni Take A Stand Against Landmines with New Film

November 24, 2014 by | Alumni

What if you were stranded with someone you didn’t necessarily get along with, and had to work together in order to survive? What if, on top of that, you added in the threat of landmines hidden beneath the ground, threatening your every move? Director Cosmos Kiindarius (BFA/Film Production ’03) brings this story to life in

Remembering Marion Knott…

November 18, 2014 by Bob Bassett | News

It is with deep regret and sadness that I write to inform the Dodge College community of the passing of a benevolent philanthropist and dear friend of the university, Marion Knott. Words can hardly express the difference Marion made to Dodge College. I met Marion in my first years at Chapman, when I was a

Film Assignment More Relevant Than Ever

November 17, 2014 by | Alumni

This past September at Impact14, I had a déjà vu moment that has been about ten years in the making. I’ll set the stage: I was at the annual conference hosted by the Internet Marketing Association, an organization established by Chapman University alumnus Sinan Kanatsiz. During the presentation by Kreg Peeler, CEO at SpinGo, Peeler showed

Positive Strides

November 14, 2014 by | Programs

EDITOR’S NOTE: We love hearing from our students, especially when it comes to having a positive attitude toward your school. Today, we welcome Max Mandel (BA/Communications ’16) who shares some tips for students on how to make the most out of their college experience! Hey, you! Yeah, you, with the face, and the nose! I

Chapman Broadcast Network Prepares Students For The Big Leagues

November 11, 2014 by | Programs

For the last few weeks, I have been slowly gathering information for a post about The Chapman Broadcast Network, a club that was created earlier this year to give Dodge students a chance to work on professional productions, such as live Chapman events, such as football games. However, I was pleasantly surprised to see that

Arc Entertainment Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber”

November 10, 2014 by | Press Releases

Los Angeles, CA – November 8, 2014 – It was announced today that ARC Entertainment has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s thriller “The Barber” (formerly known as “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”) in a deal worth mid-six figures. “The Barber” will have