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How Indie Can You Get? – The Making of RETAKE

February 13, 2017 by Nick Corporon | Beyond Dodge

EDITOR’S NOTE: Today’s blog comes to us from alumni Nick Corporon (MFA/Directing ’09). His first feature film received a distribution deal last year, and he was kind enough to share the story of how it got made with us. This is a great piece on the trials and tribulations of indie filmmaking, and how hard

Matt and Ross Duffer Helm Break-Out Netflix Hit

January 19, 2017 by Janell Shearer | Alumni

Ordinary people facing extraordinary challenges and doing extraordinary things is a central theme of the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things, created by Chapman alumni Matt and Ross Duffer ’07. Facing the unknown, the characters work together, creatively solving problems as they arise, to reach their goals. That theme also describes the careers of the Duffer

Alumni Spotlight – Tara Hernandez

January 17, 2017 by | Alumni

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 Tara Hernandez (BFA/Film Production ’10). DODGE: Share your career path with us – how did

Alumni Spotlight – Mitch McIntire

December 15, 2016 by | Alumni

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 Mitch McIntire (BFA/Film Production ’08). DODGE: Share your career path with us – how did

New Documentary to Explore the Effects of Gender Bias in Hollywood

December 5, 2016 by Meagan O'Shea | Alumni

Sometimes the art of a pitch depends on the art of the pivot. A new documentary currently in production on the timely topic of gender bias in Hollywood was born when Jennie Peters (BA/Com/PR ’04) changed direction in the middle of a pitch. “It wasn’t long ago that I was sitting in a small restaurant

Alumni Spotlight – Kelly Galuska

November 21, 2016 by | Alumni

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 Kelly Galuska (BA/Screenwriting ’06). DODGE: Share your career path with us – how did you

Brooke Adair Walters: Queen of the Halloween Haunt

October 27, 2016 by | Alumni

It’s that time of the year again, when witches, ghosts, and monsters come out from the darkness to lurk our world, free to frighten the living with every trick they have. Luckily for them, they have master designer Brooke Adair Walters (BFA/Film and Television New Media ‘06) on their side. Walters is a name that

Alumni Spotlight – Justin Deimen

October 20, 2016 by | Alumni

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 Justin Deimen (BFA/Creative Producing ’12). DODGE: Share your career path with us – how did

Alumni Spotlight – Colin Sommer

September 27, 2016 by | Alumni

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 Colin Sommer (BA/Public Relations and Advertising ’14). DODGE: Share your career path with us –

Kc Wayland – King of the Audio Dramas

September 13, 2016 by | Alumni

Kc Wayland is the undisputed king of audio dramas. People today might scratch their head and wonder just what an audio drama is. Well, if you think of the old serials that played on the radio in the 1930s and 40s, like The Shadow and Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, you’d be on the right track.