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Dodge Holds Chapman Studios West Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

January 12, 2017 by | Academics

Yesterday, Dodge College officially opened their newest addition to the Chapman University family: Chapman Studios West! Located on West Palm Avenue, just a short walk away from Marion Knott Studios, this new location is home to the Dhont Documentary Film Center, which will bring our documentary program to new heights. Before the ribbon cutting ceremony,

Meet Our New Stage Manager – Marita Tyler!

January 9, 2017 by | Academics

Having trouble on the stages? Need a hand with construction rules? Want to know the do’s and don’ts of the new stages? Then you need to talk to Marita Tyler (MFA/Film Production & Cinematography ’11), Dodge College’s new Stage Manager! We obviously like to keep it within the Chapman family here, hiring alums to help

Teaching filmmaking in China: Dodge launches Summer Film Academy in Shenzhen

January 3, 2017 by Janell Shearer | Beyond Dodge

Although companies the world over seek a foothold in China, in many ways it’s easier said than done. Cultural and language differences are just the starting point of challenges to be surmounted for Americans working in China. For Dodge College faculty, the launch of the first Summer Film Academy in Shenzhen, China, was not without

Apply to work with Joyce Cox as Spring 2017 Pankey Scholar

December 19, 2016 by | Academics

We are now accepting applications for the spring 2017 Pankey Scholar program.  This semester, our talented Pankey Chair is producer Joyce Cox.  Joyce has produced such mega-hits as THE JUNGLE BOOK and MEN IN BLACK 3, and is the preeminent Visual Effects producer in Hollywood, with credits that include AVATAR, THE DARK KNIGHT, SUPERMAN RETURNS,

Memories of Chapman – A Father/Daughter Perspective

December 8, 2016 by Dodge College Staff | Beyond Dodge

Charlie Moe (BA/Comm ’82, MA/HR ‘85) was the very first student that brand new professor Bob Bassett met when he came to campus in 1981. Charlie graduated with his B.A. in Communications, Mass Media and Public Relations, the very next year. Thirty-four years later, his daughter Kayla Moe (’16) graduated from Dodge College with a

Introducing the Dodge Cast: The Dodge College Podcast

November 28, 2016 by | Academics

This week, we are proud to announce the Dodge Cast, the official podcast of the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts! Every month, we aim to bring you some great stories from all around the Dodge community; from current students and their projects, to alumni and their successes. For the last few months, we

Filmmaker in Residence Richard Gladstein: Applications Now Open!

November 22, 2016 by | Academics

ATTENTION ALL DODGE COLLEGE STUDENTS: Richard Gladstein announced as Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence for Spring 2017  Applications due Monday, December 5 by p.m We are now accepting applications for the spring 2017 Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence program.  This semester, our talented filmmaker is producer Richard Gladstein who produced such films as The Hateful Eight, Finding Neverland,The Bourne

Bosch’s Creator Michael Connelly Speaks on his Process

November 17, 2016 by | Academics

Crime doesn’t pay…but when it does, it is usually in the form of a fantastic novel. Professor Bill Rosenthal welcomed writer Michael Connelly to his New Era of Television class this past week, and had him speak to the students about his writing process, and how he turned a successful series of books into a

Reaping The Harvest of Virtual Reality

November 14, 2016 by | Academics

Though Halloween is over, we wanted to make sure to share with you all the great success that was The Harvest, which took place on October 28 at the Digital Media Arts Center. For the entire evening, students and guests were immersed into the world of The Harvest from the second they walked in the

Students Jump in to Explore Augmented and Virtual Reality

November 8, 2016 by Brian Hamiliton | Academics

They ran into things. They got mugged. At least one person fell over a cliff. In some cases, the benefits of augmented reality don’t seem so wonderful. While the crazy things that have happened to people chasing virtual monsters with their smart phones playing Pokemon Go has captured national media attention, an exploration of the