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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 without

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

Dodge Showcases its VR on the (Paramount) Lot

October 18, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

Fighting robots. Staring into the eye of a whale. Visiting the moon with Buzz Aldrin. That’s how I spent my Friday, thanks to VR on the Lot, a conference held at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on October 13 and 14. Held by the newly formed VR Society, this two-day conference showcased the latest in

Emily Carman on Hollywood’s Trailblazing Women

September 29, 2016 by Emily Carman | Beyond Dodge

I was invited to participate in Turner Classic Movies’ Trailblazing Women Series on ‘Actresses Who Made a Difference’, which is co-sponsored by Women in Film. This multi-year programming initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the historical contributions of women working in the film industry, to raise awareness of the current under-representation of women in

Bologna is Full of Film History

September 2, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

Every summer, our students have the amazing opportunity to visit amazing places as part of our travel courses. For the last few years, Dr. Emily Carman has taken a select group of students to Il Cinema Ritrovato, a fantastic, outdoor film festival in Bologna, Italy. The festival, which is organized every summer by the Cineteca

Pokemon Go Explore Orange

August 23, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

The beginning of the semester is upon us. The students are moving back in. The freshman are getting settled. Projects are beginning. But the question everyone is asking is “How’s the Pokemon around Dodge College?” Well, since you are still getting situated, we thought we’d help you out with this handy guide to the Pokemon,

Celebrate Our 10/20 Anniversaries with Us During Homecoming

August 11, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

On Saturday, October 1, in addition to it being Homecoming, Dodge College will also be celebrating the 10th anniversary of our move into Marion Knott Studios and the 20th anniversary of the creation of the School of Film and Television, later named Dodge College in honor of the transforming gift of Larry and Kristina Dodge.