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Students Express Themselves with DMAC Doodles

September 17, 2014 by | Digital Arts

Last week, as I was wandering through the new Digital Media Arts Center, something caught my eye (besides how fantastic the building looks, I mean). You see, the walls were filled with doodles. Doodles as far as the eye could see! It started innocently enough; the frosted glass on some of the offices was meant


Join us for a DIY Filmmaking & Building a Career Workshop From Slamdance

September 15, 2014 by | Events

Join us in the Folino Theater on September 25, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, when the Slamdance Film Festival will present a practical, no-nonsense workshop that will help you showcase your work at film festivals, gain recognition, and build a career. The presentation will be by Slamdance’s president / Co-founder Peter Baxter Slamdance (the alternative festival to


“The Hoodlum” Brings Live Musical Accompaniment To Screening Next Week

September 11, 2014 by | News

On Tuesday, September 23, the professors of FS-244, History of Film, will be presenting students with an unique experience. They will be screening The Hoodlum, directed by Sidney Franklin in 1919, on 35mm with live, musical accompaniment. The screening will also feature guest speakers Elaina Archer of the Mary Pickford Foundation and Mike Pogorzelski of

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MFA in Documentary Film – Now Enrolling for Fall 2015

September 11, 2014 by | News & Documentary

Recognizing a growing interest in documentary films by students as well as audiences, Dodge College faculty have designed a new M.F.A. in Documentary Film to launch next year. The M.F.A. in Documentary Film at Dodge College is a unique, 2-year documentary program that will focus on the study and creation of feature-length documentaries. Students will


Excellence in Journalism Day Connects Students To Professionals

September 10, 2014 by | Events

This past Saturday, September 6, was the first ever Orange County Excellence in Journalism Day, held right here at Chapman University. The event, coordinated in part by Professor Peter Weitzner, was meant to help excite the journalistic world. “We really wanted to show that journalism, in all formats and genres, is still thriving across the


The Little Film Company to Represent Worldwide Sales Rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber” Starring Scott Glenn

September 4, 2014 by | Press Releases

Toronto, Canada – September 4, 2014 – The Little Film Company has acquired worldwide sales 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”), it was announced today. Little Film Company Co-President Robbie Little will introduce the film to


Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber” to debut at the Busan International Film Festival

September 3, 2014 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA – September 2, 2014 – It was revealed today that Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s debut feature “The Barber” (formerly “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”), and directed by Chapman alumnus Basel Owies, has been made an official selection of the 19th Busan International Film Festival -

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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