The new short full-length film from Alum Jason Wise (BFA Film Production, ’04), SOMM, was recently named the opening film of the Napa Valley Film Festival, and received a glowing write up in The Hollywood Reporter.
Alumna Whitney Drolen is now reporting live on CBS in Dallas, TX. With visions of working on TV fueling her young high school career, the Chicago native brought her dreams to life by leveraging the medium itself – by winning her tuition through a TV game show!
More film festival successes for Alexandar Gaeta’s undergraduate thesis film, Shoot The Moon, recently admitted to the prestigious Stony Brook Film Festival in New York. Our own Film Coordinator Derek Horne, mastermind behind much of Chapman’s successful film festival campaign, was invited by the film’s creatives to attend the event. [-JP]
Dodge College has hundreds of incredibly successful alumni working in the professional world, but it’s always nice when certain outstanding folk are recognized at the national level, as happened in last week’s Emmy nominations. Click here to get the scoop on our renowned grads!
A recent article in the Washington Post highlights the work of provocative screenplay graduate Justin Simien, who has creatively used social media to create an exciting following for his screenplay — paving the road to production.
Dodge College’s student films are making tremendous strides on the indie festival circuit! “Shoot The Moon,” “Election Day,” “Among Giants,” “Incest! The Musical,” and “Palm County” are some of this season’s biggest successes.
Winner of the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, Chris Marrs Piliero (’01), director of several incredibly popular music videos, recently wrote the following post thanking Dodge College for the recognition, celebrating the community, and offering some advice for recent graduates.
Alumnus Nicholas Ozeki (’08) is getting some fantastic mileage from the short thesis film he produced during his final year at Dodge College, “Mamitas,” and his success is turning heads throughout the industry. The film is a coming of age story, set in East Los Angeles, revolving around a pair of friends and their misadventures
Dodge College alumni have scored a major distribution deal for The Babymakers, making headlines in indie news circles.
Just returned from an exciting few days in New York City for our annual First Cut screening at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Manhattan! As we did for our screening in the fall in Los Angeles, we screened our four top thesis films from last year as well as a clips reel highlighting