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CU Alums Explore E3

June 26, 2017 by Samuel Prince | Alumni

This year the Electronic Entertainment Exposition rolled into Los Angeles with a record 68,400 attendees. For the first time, event organizers elected to open the doors to the general public with tickets available to non-industry insiders. Many Chapman alumni were in attendance for the largest E3 ever. We reached out to a few to find

Alumni Spotlight – Megan Gruchow (BA/Film Studies ’12)

May 23, 2017 by | Alumni Spotlight

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 Megan Gruchow (BA/Film Studies ’12) who works as an Archivist for NBCUniversal Archives and Collections DODGE:

Paying it Forward in the Arena with Al Raitt’10

April 12, 2017 by | Alumni Spotlight

Al Raitt, BFA/TBJ ’10, puts in hours of work before the puck ever hits the ice. But when it does, Raitt and the five current Chapman students he’s hired are ready — to capture key plays, highlight crowd craziness, and help the Ontario Reign, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, create

Alum Company Replay Collective Help Tell The Dodge College Story In New Promo Video

March 14, 2017 by | Alumni

Dodge College is proud that when our students graduate, they stay connected and collaborate as professionals. One example of this continued comradery is Replay Collective, a video marketing agency specializing in engagement-driven content targeted for the millennial generation. Replay’s story began in spring 2014, when Siddharth Ganji (MBA and MFA/Film and Television Producing ’14), Christian

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