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Alumni Spotlight: Dani Sánchez-López

July 2, 2018 by | Alumni Spotlight

Being passionate about what you do means that you will go wherever opportunities present themselves—even if that means traveling over 8000 miles to get there or just jumping into a project for a short time. Spanish cinematographer Dani Sanchez-Lopez (MFA/FP ’09) took his talents to Asia when work was limited in Los Angeles. And he

Friday Focus: Alumni

June 29, 2018 by | Kudos!

Makena Costlow (BFA/FP ’17) has been with The Third Floor as an assistant editor since November. The Third Floor is a pre-visualization company that has worked on Star Wars and most Marvel movies among many other features, games, and theme park attraction. Marisol Diaz (BA/SW ’16) & Hadley Dion (BFA/FP ’16) have co-written and are

From Film Production to Tabletop Game Design Ben Kepner (BFA/FP '13)

June 12, 2018 by Ben Kepner '13 | Beyond Dodge

In most senses, filmmaking and tabletop game design are worlds apart. Ben Kepner graduated from Chapman with a degree in film production in 2013, and at the time didn’t know that tabletop game design was a viable career path. But six years later, after a few lucky encounters and a lot of hard work, landed

Jon Schnitzer: Probing Near Death or Scared to Death Experiences

June 11, 2018 by | Alumni

John Schnitzer (BFA/FTP ’01) is fascinated by things that might stop your heart—literally, or almost. Hence two of his recent projects have an otherworldly connection, one in VR and one a documentary that examines the extreme lengths people go to scare each other on Halloween. His VR experience, Flatline, has been showcased at VR/World New