Chapman Alumni Make the List at BuzzFeed

May 26, 2017 by | Career

You may have heard of BuzzFeed from your friend’s Facebook post revealing which Disney princess she resembles, or 10 songs likely to make a dude cry — but you may not know that the company is more than personality quizzes and pop culture. BuzzFeed is a global news organization that serves up news and entertainment

Congrats to our 2017 College Television Awards Winners!

May 25, 2017 by | Kudos!

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

Alumni Spotlight – Megan Gruchow (BA/Film Studies ’12)

May 23, 2017 by | Alumni Spotlight

Every so often, we’ll be spotlighting alumni and what they are up to these days. These Q&A sessions will give you a bit of insight into where the world has taken them since graduation. This week, the spotlight is on Megan Gruchow (BA/Film Studies ’12) who works as an Archivist for NBCUniversal Archives and Collections DODGE:

Dodge College explores the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB)

May 22, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Last month, members of the Dodge College community descended on Las Vegas for the annual National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB). With nearly 1,000,000 net-square-feet in exhibit space and over 1,700 exhibiting companies to explore, NAB is “the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology.” For Dodge students the annual

FilmStripes.com Using computer science to turn films into paintings

May 16, 2017 by | Student Spotlight

I am constantly amazed by the creativity of Chapman University students – who would have thought that you could take a film, analyze its colors and use that to generate paintings?  Three students from the Computer Science department did and FilmStripes.com was born.  Akash Arora (Computer Science ’19), Donovan Tetsuka (Computer Science ’17), and William Cortes (Software

2017 Television Pilots Dodge College Presents: 'Washed Up' & 'Veil'

May 11, 2017 by | Events

From the page to the screen and everything in-between, Prime Time Production is more than just an interterm class; it’s an opportunity for students to get an immersive, hands-on experience working on full length television pilots. Each year, two original pilot scripts are chosen and paired with student producers to help bring the stories to

Alumni Advice There is life after graduation!

May 11, 2017 by | Beyond Dodge

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

Facing Fear at Pitch Fest 2017: A Personal Account

May 5, 2017 by Erica Nusgart | Uncategorized

Before registering for the “Development Process for Film and TV Class,” I assumed it would follow the structure of our previous coursework. Write, edit, rinse and repeat. For me, typically, the hardest part would stem and be rooted in, constructive criticism. Though criticism continues to be a personal challenge, I’ve adapted to learning how to

Community Voices Documentary Film Screening

May 2, 2017 by | Events

Please join us for our Community Voices Documentary Film Screening on Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios. A Q&A with the filmmakers and a reception to follow. Seating is first come. Community Voices is a social issue documentary film program that links Chapman University documentary film students with Orange-County