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11 Easy Tips for Getting Into a Film Festival

February 5, 2018 by | Beyond Dodge

2018 has seen great success by Dodge College alum. For graduating students with thesis films premiering this May who are interested in entering film festivals, here are tips to join the ranks of successful projects: Keep it short – Think: the longer it is the better it has to be. Also, a shorter film will have

Dodge Hosts Directing/Acting Workshop for Aspiring Chinese Filmmakers

January 23, 2018 by Ian Cabrera | Beyond Dodge

“Acting is important in animation,” Liu Chen said to Professor Ivar Brogger when asked about why she was visiting Dodge College. Chen, along with fellow student contest winners from China, spent the week attending workshops where they learned the process of becoming an actor from Professor Kelly Galindo, as well as the basics of being

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