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Congratulations to the 2013 Cecil Award Winners!

May 27, 2013 by | Programs

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!

Dodge Professors On WGA’s 101 Funniest Screenplays List

November 13, 2015 by

The Writers Guild of America just announced their list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays, and we’re proud that TWO of our professors are on that list! Congratulations to Barry Blaustein (for Coming to America) and Daniel Petrie, Jr. (for Beverly Hills Cop) for being on the list. To check out all 101 films, head over

American Society of Cinematographers Award Dodge Students

September 28, 2015 by

This past weekend, the American Society of Cinematographers selected three winners of 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards. The awards, which are named after the director of photography behind The Godfather trilogy this year, were announced at the organization’s clubhouse in Hollywood on Saturday evening. This year, Nicolas Aguilar Ketchum (BFA/Film Production ’15) from Dodge College

2015 Student Academy Awards Finalists Announced

July 31, 2015 by | News

Last night, the finalists for the 2015 Student Academy Awards were announced, and we’re proud to say that Dodge College has THREE films in the running! In the Alternative category, Daniel Drummond (BA/Digital Arts ’14) was nominated for his film Chiaroscuro. In the Animation category, Jack Anderson (BA/Digital Arts ’14) was nominated for Wire Cutters and

Advice from Graduation!

May 26, 2015 by | Academics

This weekend, we said congratulations to our 2015 graduates. We wish them well on their journey through life, and know they will go on to do amazing things. There was so many insightful things said during the graduation ceremony that it was hard to capture them all. So, here are just some of the choice

The Barber: Review Round Up

March 30, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

This past weekend, The Barber, Chapman Filmed Entertainment‘s debut film, opened in ten cities across the country to fantastic reviews! Here’s just a few snippets from some of them: “With a slow-burn sensibility and the veteran actor used to strong effect, this modest thriller will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand

Justin Simien on The Colbert Report

October 17, 2014 by | News

Justin Simien (BFA/Film Production ’04) is making headlines left and right lately! The writer, director, and producer of the film Dear White People won the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at the 2014 Sundance Festival, and also the Audience Award at the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival. In 2013, Simien was named one

Congrats Dodge College 2014 Graduates!

May 29, 2014 by | Events

On Saturday, May 24, we said good-bye to many students as they graduated from Dodge College. Proud family members and friends packed Wilson Field to help celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates and to wish them well as they embark on the rest of their lives. By 6PM, the students began to file in, taking

The Cecil Awards 2014 Impressed with Big Wins & Lots Of Fun

May 24, 2014 by | Events

Last night, the 2014 Cecil Awards took place and it was a night filled with lots of laughs, an impressive show, and hard earned achievements. Guests started to arrive for the tented pre-party in Dodge College’s parking lot around 5:30 PM. It was here that they got their first taste of the night’s #Limitless theme.