This weekend was commencement for the class of 2016. Friends, family, and professors gathered to celebrate the hard work of all of their students during the last few years. Before they took to the stage, Cheryl Boone Isaacs gave a wonderful commencement speech, with blunt words of wisdom. While they invoked laughs from the crowd,
A super huge congrats to our very own Associate Dean Michael Kowalski, who did the sound design for the film THE BAD KIDS. The film screened to multiple sold out audiences at Sundance, and it won the U.S. DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR VÉRITÉ FILMMAKING! If you see Michael, be sure to tell him how
If you didn’t get a chance to attend last week’s Cecil Awards ceremony, just before our awesome 2013 Commencement Ceremony, you may have missed some of the most exciting news of the school year: the big winners of the student awards, including the coveted Dean’s Award!
Congratulations to Professor John Badham on his most recent accomplishment. Says Dean Bassett, "this is a real attribute to Professor Badham's artist vision." Read the complete article.
From the Editor: This spring, The Caucus for Producers, Writers, Directors awarded three of five grants to Chapman filmmakers: Amanda Renee Knox’17 (dir. Night Call) and Paul Mowry’17 (writ./dir. Marty and Stacy’s Pixelated Dream Show) received grants on behalf of the Annenberg Foundation, and Ashton Avila’17 (writ./dir. I Got You Babe) received one of The Caucus Foundation
We are pleased to announce that four Chapman films have advanced to the Semi-Finalist stage of the 2017 Student Academy Awards: Beginning of the Road – Graduate Documentary Thesis Film (dir. Jeremiah Thompson) Dempsey the Diabetic Superhero – Community Voices Documentary Film (dir. Kendall Goldberg, Greyson Horst, Rocky Pajarito, Caroline Roffe) A Foreman – Graduate Non-Thesis Film (dir.
The Netflix series Stranger Things, created by alumni Matt Duffer’07 and Ross Duffer’07, received a whopping 18 nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards including Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. The series tied with FX’s FEUD (Bette and Joan) as one of the most nominated shows for this year’s awards, following Saturday Night
The Women of Chapman committee awarded four upcoming Dodge College thesis films with production funds at its annual pitch lunch held on May 19. The Women of Chapman are a group of philanthropic-minded women strongly dedicated to a program of service to Chapman University that has provided over 2 million in funding to Dodge College since 2006
Hannah Katagi (BA/PRA ’18) has been honored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) as one of only 16 students to receive a Vance and Betty Stickell Internship. This program places exemplary college juniors in a paid 10-week summer internship in media organizations, advertising agencies and brands. This is a great recognition for Hannah, who we all know
Three Dodge College Film Studies faculty received awards at the 22nd Annual Faculty Honors Convocation hosted Friday, May 12, by Provost Glenn Pfeiffer: Dr. Emily Carman: Scholarly/Creative Activity (SCA) Awards Dr. Nam Lee: Diversity & Inclusion Education Curricular Innovation Award Dr. Kelli Fuery: Outstanding Junior Teaching Professorship “I am honored to receive the 2017-2019 Outstanding Junior