Alumnus Jason Wise writes to let us know the trailer for his feature film “SOMM” is holding court atop the coveted iTunes Trailers mountain!
Category Archives: Film & Design Production
Pre-release Screening “Don’t Say No Until I Finish Talking” Documentary with Special Guest, Oscar-winning Producer Lili Zanuck
Please join us for a free pre-release screening of Don’t Say No Until I Finish Talking, a new documentary about legendary producer and studio head Richard Zanuck on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Folino Theater in Marion Knott Studios.
Dodge College of Film and Media Arts invites you to join us as we proudly unveil and celebrate the work created by 46 students during this past January’s interterm session on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Folino Theater.
Please join us on Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Folino Theater for a screening of The Red Envelope, a short film created by Dodge College students last summer on the Hengdian World Studios backlot in China.
A huge round of applause is in order for Caylee So, a recent alumna from the 2012 Graduate MFA Film Production program, (directing emphasis), who was just named one of the best student directors in America from the Director’s Guild of America. Read on to see Caylee’s acceptance speech, and for more details on her Continue Reading »
The Wall Street Journal engages filmmaker Jason Wise on the challenges associated with getting his feature documentary, SOMM, off the ground and into the opening slot of the Napa Valley Film Festival.
Don’t miss this opportunity to show off your portfolio to some of the biggest names in Digital Arts, Film Production, Advertising, and more!
Jason Carbone, Executive Producer & Founder of Good Clean Fun, is coming to speak to Dodge College students on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. in Argyros Forum room 202.
Every year, Dodge College students travel around the world, making documentaries and narrative feature films about issues and cultures well beyond the Southern California sunshine. Over the next week, students are welcome to attend several general purpose information sessions to learn about the following travel courses, to Costa Rica and India, respectively. Expedition Documentary, Inter-Term Continue Reading »
Listen up, guys – there’s a unique opportunity for Dodge College students coming up this week: the Entertainment Industry Career Panel. This is a great opportunity for all of us to hear from representatives of some of the most exciting companies to work for, and to learn about pursuing positions in the industry. These people Continue Reading »
Tuesday September 18th marks the cable release of Dodge College alumnus Rob Margolies’ (BFA/FTV’05) romantic comedy, She Wants Me (2012). Last week, we celebrated this milestone by arranging a free screening followed by a question and answer session with Margolies, and fellow alumnus/producer Jeremy Schott (BFA/Film Prod. ’08) and lead actress Kristen Ruhlin.
The Toronto Film Festival may be starting in Canada this week, but a more important festival for short films is happening here in LA., the L.A. Shorts Festival! Many of our student films will be playing this year. Read on for more info!
Announcing the 2012 screening of our most recent First Cut films! The films will be playing in the prestigious Director’s Guild Theater once again, on September 27th, so make sure to save the date if you love to celebrate new talent, indie filmmaking, and spread your Dodge College pride!
More film festival successes for Alexandar Gaeta’s undergraduate thesis film, Shoot The Moon, recently admitted to the prestigious Stony Brook Film Festival in New York. Our own Film Coordinator Derek Horne, mastermind behind much of Chapman’s successful film festival campaign, was invited by the film’s creatives to attend the event. [-JP]
TED has been around for close to thirty years now. Their belief is their creed: “Ideas worth spreading.” I first encountered the web-based TED Talks as an undergraduate. Jill Bolte Taylor was describing what it’s like to have a stroke and I found myself crying, watching this woman open herself up to the world. It Continue Reading »
Dodge College’s student films are making tremendous strides on the indie festival circuit! “Shoot The Moon,” “Election Day,” “Among Giants,” “Incest! The Musical,” and “Palm County” are some of this season’s biggest successes.
We’re thrilled to announce a new course this Fall, featuring Dodge College alumni and film professionals actively working in the industry, speaking directly to students about how to get their projects turned into movies!
The Audio Publishers Association yesterday announced the contenders for the 2012 Audie Awards. There were a record-breaking 1,250 nominees, and new this year are a separation of the SF and Fantasy categories and the Paranormal category, which was added as a special judges category last year, is now permanent. The winners will be announced at Continue Reading »
This week, we’re going to host the awesome guys from Mozilla (of Firefox fame) to speak about a contest they’ve been developing in the past few years – “Firefox Flicks” Firefox Flicks is a campaign giving everyone an opportunity to produce short films that highlight what makes Firefox different, that we’re a non-profit organization helping Continue Reading »
Are you filmmaking-savvy, outgoing, and eager to learn about the real-life ins and outs of Hollywood filmmaking? Then attend the open-casting call for “Life After Film School” Monday, November 7th through Wednesday, November 9th in MKS Audition Room A. This is a fantastic opportunity for all film students interested in getting some excellent publicity for Continue Reading »
Events assistant Ashlee Abernathy writes a guest post on our recent screening of Like Crazy: Like Crazy screened just a little over a week ago in the Folino Theater at Dodge, and I think I can speak for nearly everyone in the audience when I say that this film went above and beyond expectations. The Continue Reading »
A big congratulations is in order to former Dodge College student James Smith (’01, FP), who has just landed his first major credit on a feature film! Co-producing the new thriller starring Ryan Gosling, James has certainly made it to the big time. Not only is this a major Hollywood feature with a substantial budget Continue Reading »