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Film Studies

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“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

Roy Finch discusses the ins and outs of continuous takes with his students.

Roy Finch Teaches the Art of the Continuous Shot

June 16, 2014 by | Film Production

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts offers a lot of amazing summer classes. For example, there is the The Continuous Take (FTV 329-04/529-04). Taught by Roy Finch, it’s the type of fun class that most students can’t even believe is a real offering. Ever since the beginning of film, continuous shots have amazed audiences

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New Internship: Mary Pickford Foundation Honors 2 Dodge College Grad Students

February 12, 2014 by | News

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news from Professor Emily Carman of the film studies department; she has partnered with the Mary Pickford Foundation to provide Dodge College film studies students a hands-on opportunity to work in an advanced film archive: The Mary Pickford Foundation is proud to support an internship program at Chapman University’s

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[Updated] Special Event: Director Mathieu Kassovitz Presents “La Haine” Screening & Master Class

February 11, 2014 by | Events

UPDATE 2/13:  Sadly, due to circumstances beyond his control, Mr. Kassovitz has been forced to cancel his appearance.  We wish him well and look forward to rescheduling this event. Dodge College is proud to welcome director Mathieu Kassovitz to the Folino stage this Thursday evening, in conjunction with the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

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Chapman University Faculty Featured at UFVA

August 9, 2013 by | Events

With about 500 attendees from more than three dozen different universities and organizations, UFVA is a fantastic opportunity for collaboration. And I’m pleased to say, our faculty had some of the most interesting presentations in the program!