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Alumni Advice There is life after graduation!

May 11, 2017 by | Beyond Dodge

We are two weeks away from Commencement and I know that much of our graduating class is worried about transitioning into the working world.  I certainly was when I was in their shoes a few years ago (okay, maybe more than a few). So many questions! How do I find my first job? What do I

Create Your Own (Virtual) Reality with Metaverse App

April 23, 2017 by | Beyond Dodge

With virtual and augmented reality being such hot items these days, it seems like it would take a team of programmers working year-round in order to make something in this realm. But what if there was a tool that made it easy to create your own augmented reality quests…one that only used your own phone

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

Pixar Gives Tips on Getting an Internship

February 9, 2017 by | Beyond Dodge

Recently, we had Kim Diaz, Manager of Recruitment & Talent Outreach, and Tricia Andres, recruiter, from Pixar come visit, and they gave an excellent presentation on their amazing internship programs. In addition to telling the students all about their amazing opportunities, they also offered some great tips and tricks on applying for internships that can

Teaching filmmaking in China: Dodge launches Summer Film Academy in Shenzhen

January 3, 2017 by Janell Shearer | Beyond Dodge

Although companies the world over seek a foothold in China, in many ways it’s easier said than done. Cultural and language differences are just the starting point of challenges to be surmounted for Americans working in China. For Dodge College faculty, the launch of the first Summer Film Academy in Shenzhen, China, was not

Memories of Chapman – A Father/Daughter Perspective

December 8, 2016 by Dodge College Staff | Beyond Dodge

Charlie Moe (BA/Comm ’82, MA/HR ‘85) was the very first student that brand new professor Bob Bassett met when he came to campus in 1981. Charlie graduated with his B.A. in Communications, Mass Media and Public Relations, the very next year. Thirty-four years later, his daughter Kayla Moe (’16) graduated from Dodge College with a

Get into the Thanksgiving Spirit with these Movies

November 23, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

We know, you’re sitting at home, so bored, because you’re not at Dodge this week. But do not fret, because here is a list of fantastic Thanksgiving films to help get you in the mood and hold you over before you come back next week! A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving There is one of these for

Austin Film Festival: Screenwriting, Short Films, BBQ, and Dodge

October 31, 2016 by Kevin Harman | Beyond Dodge

The Austin Film Festival takes place every year in mid-October with a strong focus on screenwriting and emphasizing storytelling with screenings, panels, and workshops – so it’s no surprise that Dodge had no less than 3 short films and one feature script finalist in this year’s event! As I got to the main hub of