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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 | Academics

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


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 | Academics

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.


Venturing into the Warm Heart of Africa

July 21, 2016 by Gabriella Pinel | Beyond Dodge

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


Summer Film Academy Visits the Academy Archives on Insightful Field Trip

July 19, 2016 by | Academics

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,


The Slow Burn To Success

July 7, 2016 by Marcus Garrett | Beyond Dodge

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


Dodge Students Win at Cannes Film Festival

July 5, 2016 by | Academics

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