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Dodge Entrepreneurs Leading The Way

April 20, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

The alumni and current students of Dodge College are quite the innovative group. Time and time again, they have proven that they are not strangers to the entrepreneurial spirit. Many have went on to create their own companies, filling in a niche that others had not thought of before. From production companies to apps, these

New Orleans Quickly Becoming Hollywood South

March 19, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

Movies don’t all get made in Hollywood. In fact, there are many areas of the country that set up their own little versions of Tinsel Town. For example, New Orleans is quickly becoming known as “Hollywood South,” with many productions setting up shop down there. And Dodge Alumni Zoey Gordon (BFA/Film Production ’10) and Eileen

On Second Thought Helps Recall Regretful Texts

January 9, 2015 by | Alumni

We’ve all send a text or two that we regret. Even now, as I am writing this, I can think of a handful that make me question why I am allowed access to my phone during certain parts of my life. Wouldn’t it be great if there was some way we could recall those messages

Dodge Alumni Take A Stand Against Landmines with New Film

November 24, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

What if you were stranded with someone you didn’t necessarily get along with, and had to work together in order to survive? What if, on top of that, you added in the threat of landmines hidden beneath the ground, threatening your every move? Director Cosmos Kiindarius (BFA/Film Production ’03) brings this story to life in

Film Assignment More Relevant Than Ever

November 17, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

This past September at Impact14, I had a déjà vu moment that has been about ten years in the making. I’ll set the stage: I was at the annual conference hosted by the Internet Marketing Association, an organization established by Chapman University alumnus Sinan Kanatsiz. During the presentation by Kreg Peeler, CEO at SpinGo, Peeler showed

Modern Post: Professor and Alumni Work Together on Textbook

November 4, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

Professor Scott Arundale is a man of many talents…one of which is literally writing the text book for his class! What’s even more amazing about it is that he co-wrote it with one of his former students, Tashi Trieu (BFA/Film Producing ’10). The book is Modern Post: Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers. Arundale met

Alumni Kickstarter Project CHASING HOLLYWOOD features the people behind the camera

November 3, 2014 by David Ingrassano | Alumni

When you think of Hollywood and all its glitz and glamor you may think about the struggling actor. What about all the others that nobody really talks about? What about us, the ones behind the camera? My name is David Ingrassano (Chapman alumnus 08′ Screenwriting) I’m developing/producing the reality show CHASING HOLLYWOOD. This is a