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,
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.
Dodge College has SO much going on, between its classes, film shoots, studios, and more. So, it’s no surprise that many people miss the artwork we have hanging on the walls throughout Marion Knott Studios. However, we wanted to showcase it, as it is a literal treasure trove of movie history. The artwork was all
It’s unquestionable that traveling 10,194 miles away to Malawi, Africa on a documentary expedition is bound to be the experience of a lifetime. When we embark on these sorts of journeys it feels as if there should be one defining moment, one instance, in which our lives are changed forever. But if I’ve learned anything
Every summer, Dodge College holds two sessions of the Summer Film Academy, a two-week comprehensive, collaborative, and creative film program for high school students. For those two weeks, the students are immersed in the world of film through class discussions, film screenings, guest speakers, field trips, and filmmaking in small groups. Basically, they live, breathe,
Yesterday my friend treated me to an iced beverage from Starbucks after finding 20 bucks on the ground. That’s the closest I will ever come to getting rich quick. We walked back to the film school, the condensation from my blended mocha kissed my palm as I slurped my whipped cream through my straw in
The Cannes Film Festival is not only one of the biggest festivals in the world, but also one of the most prestigious. Founded in 1946, this invitation-only festival is held in Cannes, France, and is the place to be to find the best of the best when it comes to films. So, it comes as
I had the distinct pleasure of visiting Hong Kong for the 13th Annual Global Chinese Universities Student Film and Television festival this past April held at the Hong Kong Baptist University’s Film Academy. What a wonderful experience it was! I got to meet student filmmakers from all over the world, from the UK, Prague, Australia, Korea, China and more.
Now in its fifth year, Professor Pete Weitzner’s Networking in New York and D.C. course connects students interested in a broadcast journalism/producing-for-the-news career with top-level alums working for all the major networks. This year’s excursion saw the addition of four new experiences: The Wendy Williams Show, The Nightly Show, ESPN, and a tour of the
This is a story from the American West, a 21st century West, where everyone works a dead-end job; whose denizens know all too well that the dreams they’ve dreamt are just that, dreams. In the 1950’s, the Salton Sea was a thriving resort destination, designed with the hope that it would one day rival Palm