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.
We are pleased to announce that three Dodge College projects took home Student Emmy’s at the 38th Annual College Television Awards ceremony held on May 24 at the Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center: CHILDREN’S PROGRAM Rebecca Prolman (BFA/Creative Producing ’16) and Camille Houphouet-Boigny (BFA/Creative Producing ’16) A Taylor Story COMMERCIAL Noah Rashba
Once again Dodge College has multiple nominees for the Television Academy Foundation’s 38th College Television Awards. This event celebrates excellence in student-produced television representing thousands of colleges and universities nationwide. Awards are given in 19 categories including Drama, Comedy, Series-Scripted and Series-Reality. This year, we are proud to announce that eight of our student productions are
We are two weeks away from Commencement and I know that much of our graduating class is worried about transitioning into the working world. I certainly was when I was in their shoes a few years ago (okay, maybe more than a few). So many questions! How do I find my first job? What do I
This year at Women in Focus, seven talented young women were awarded with grants to help fund their projects for the coming year. Congratulations to this year’s award winners! Entertainment Partners Excellence in Production Award – $1,750 each Awarded to Olivia Gray (MFA/Film & Television Producing ’18) and Maggie Whitt (BFA/Creative Producing ’17) Awarded by way
The Austin Film Festival takes place every year in mid-October with a strong focus on screenwriting and emphasizing storytelling with screenings, panels, and workshops – so it’s no surprise that Dodge had no less than 3 short films and one feature script finalist in this year’s event! As I got to the main hub of
This past weekend, during Chapman University’s Homecoming, Dodge College celebrated two milestone anniversaries: 20 years of the film school’s existence and 10 years of Marion Knott Studios itself. Dean Bob Bassett was on hand to give the ‘Dialogue with the Dean,’ and took alumni, friends, parents, and more a look at the 20 year journey