Looking for some great courses to attend this Summer / Fall? Check out some of these great classes!

art of business and web video landscape

FTV 374/574 Art & Business of Web Video – Now Enrolling | Fall 2015

FTV 374/574 Art & Business of Web Video is now open for enrollment in the fall on Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. This course will cover the strategies of making successful web videos.You’ll brainstorm and produce ideas, learn from successful web video producers (live), participate in industry events, and shoot a pilot!

For more information, please contact Professor Frank Chindamo at chindamo@chapman.edu.

Sketch Comedy Landscape

SW 340/SW540 Sketch Comedy Writing – Now Enrolling | Summer

Enroll now for Sketch Comedy Writing with original SNL writer Anne Beatts who will go through the ins and outs of writing for sketch, talk, and other hybrid comedic television shows. While exploring formats and styles of comedy, the class will get immersed in the comedy scene by visiting some of Hollywood’s iconic comedy venues including the Laugh Factory, The Improv, Improv Olympic West, The Groundlings, and Upright Citizen Brigade.

SW 340-01/SW 540-01 Sketch Comedy Writing will run from June 2 to July 29, and take place every Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, please contact BeattsclassOC@aol.com or call (310) 273-1676.


new era of television

TWP 310 New Era of Television – Now Enrolling | Fall 2015

The class that brought guests from Netflix, AMC, Breaking Bad, True Detective, and more to the Folino is back for Fall 2015 with all new, top notch guest speakers. Join the fun and hear from the top producers and execs working in TV today.

The class will take place in the fall 2015 on Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. in the Folino Theater.


FTV 329/FTV 529 Disney: From Animation to Empire – Now Enrolling | Summer Session III

This unique course begins with a basic history of the Walt Disney Company from its meager beginnings as an animation studio to its current status as mega-media-conglomerate. The course then explores an array of specific topics: aesthetics, labor, television, theme parks, merchandising, cultural impact, gender and race representations, marketing, lifestyle branding and more. Students will have the opportunity to design their own final projects relative to their specific interests. And yes, we will watch some movies.

For further info contact: fratini@chapman.edu