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Career Resources and Tips to Utilize Now More than Ever For Students and Alumni Working in Entertainment and Media

April 2, 2020 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

UPDATED 4/3/2020 Chapman University and Dodge College Career Services are here to provide you continued service during these times of uncertainty. This is the time to touch base with your Career Advisor, faculty, peers, and other industry professionals. Use the various social media platforms (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) to reach out to individuals and ask for

Graduating Class of 2020 – This is What YOU Need to KNOW! Important Commencement Information for Dodge College

March 9, 2020 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Graduation 2020 What you need to know! Graduating Class of 2020! The Chapman Commencement weekend will be one you’ll remember for years to come. We’re excited to have all Chapman graduating students together on Wilson Field for the University Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 7pm and for the Dodge College of Film

“Relentless” Screens at Sundance Salon Series A film by Shelby Thompson '19

February 14, 2020 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

We’re excited to share that Shelby’s film, Relentless has made an impact with its story on appreciating life no matter your situation. We were able to ask Shelby some questions about her experience at Sundance: Tell us about your invitation to Sundance Marty O’Connor ’17 (the subject of Relentless) and I were introduced to an

Iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Goes Off Without A Hitch Alumna Tori Rose (BFA/TBJ '11) Script Supervisor for NBC

December 4, 2019 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

We had the opportunity to catch up with Tori before the Thanksgiving break where she let us know about this exciting opportunity. Tori is a 2011 graduate from the BFA in Television Broadcast Journalism. She provided the following insight to her experiences post-graduation. Q. How did you get connected with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade? A.

FREE Pass to Infinity Festival Hollywood Register Today for the November 7-9 Event!

November 1, 2019 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

The Infinity Festival™ (IF) is offering Chapman University guests an opportunity to receive complimentary Festival Pass tickets (a$595 value!). On the Festival website ( choose your ticket, and enter the IF19CHAP at checkout. The 2019 Infinity Festival, celebrating “Story Advanced by Technology” is now headed into its second year, in partnership with Title Sponsor, RYOT. The premiere festival for

Life After Dodge – Alumni Panel was a Huge Success Over 150 Students and Alumni were in attendance

October 15, 2019 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, we welcomed 11 alumni to a panel moderated by Winsor Yuan (MFA ’12) to discuss career-related topics. The panel included Rachel Skidmore (MFA ’12) of Skybound Entertainment, Laura Avila-Tacsan (MFA ’10), Aubrey Lee (BFA ’13) of Lord Miller, Natalie Welch (BFA ’17) of Warner Brothers, Esther Sokolow (BFA ’13) (It,

Thomas Nudi (MFA/SW ’14) Directs Documentary on Sanfilippo Syndrome Fiona Humphrey: A Family Album

October 14, 2019 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Thomas Nudi’s film was premiered on September 12th at the Skyline Indie Film Festival in Winchester, Virginia. He also recently screened at the Rendezvous Film Festival in Amelia Island, FL where it was nominated for Best Feature Documentary. He filmed and produced the film in two and a half years where he follows the Humphrey

NFMLA and AMPAS: LatinX & Hispanic Cinema Review

September 20, 2019 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Fifteen students and alumni had the opportunity to visit the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 14 for the annual InFocus: LatinX & Hispanic Cinema Film Festival. The event celebrated international filmmakers and their films with screenings and panel Q&A’s. The NewFilmmakers LA organization has

Chapman Reunion on HBO’s WESTWORLD Not one, not two, but three Production Design alumna working on the hit show!

September 17, 2019 by | Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Three alumnae from Dodge College’s MFA in Production Design program have gone on to work on television programming. They each had different paths that led them to HBO’s Westworld and we had an opportunity to hear their stories. Rachel Aguirre ’13 (RA) Rebekah Scheys ’15 (RS) Tarn Lerdjarudech ’16 (TL) How did you land your job on

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