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.
A big congratulations to Gerry Vazquez (BFA/Film Production ’16) and Jackie Zhou (BFA/Film Production ’15) for their nominations at the Motion Picture Sound Editors‘ 63rd annual Golden Reel Awards for the Verna Fields Award in Sound Editing for Student Filmmakers. You can read more about it on Variety and Deadline. Vazquez was also nominated for
Jack Oakie always said “Give money to the kids,” which is why his wife, Victoria, began the Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Oakie Charitable Foundation. The Oakie Foundation underwrites comedy scholarships for deserving film students. Sound familiar? It should. This month, the Jack Oakie Comedy Awards were accepting submissions. $10,000 was up for grabs between
Ingrid Sundberg (MFA/Screenwriting ’04) wrote her first novel, and it officially hits shelves today. You can find the book online at: • Amazon: http://bit.ly/amazonAWLB • Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/bnAWLB • Book Depository: http://bit.ly/bookdepotAWLB • IndieBound: http://bit.ly/indieboundAWLB Congratulations, Ingrid!
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
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
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
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