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Chapman Alumni Make the List at BuzzFeed

May 26, 2017 by | Career

You may have heard of BuzzFeed from your friend’s Facebook post revealing which Disney princess she resembles, or 10 songs likely to make a dude cry — but you may not know that the company is more than personality quizzes and pop culture. BuzzFeed is a global news organization that serves up news and entertainment

2017 Television Pilots Dodge College Presents: 'Washed Up' & 'Veil'

May 11, 2017 by | Events

From the page to the screen and everything in-between, Prime Time Production is more than just an interterm class; it’s an opportunity for students to get an immersive, hands-on experience working on full length television pilots. Each year, two original pilot scripts are chosen and paired with student producers to help bring the stories to

Facing Fear at Pitch Fest 2017: A Personal Account

May 5, 2017 by Erica Nusgart | Uncategorized

Before registering for the “Development Process for Film and TV Class,” I assumed it would follow the structure of our previous coursework. Write, edit, rinse and repeat. For me, typically, the hardest part would stem and be rooted in, constructive criticism. Though criticism continues to be a personal challenge, I’ve adapted to learning how to

Community Voices Documentary Film Screening

May 2, 2017 by | Events

Please join us for our Community Voices Documentary Film Screening on Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios. A Q&A with the filmmakers and a reception to follow. Seating is first come. Community Voices is a social issue documentary film program that links Chapman University documentary film students with Orange-County

Pre-release screening: KING ARTHUR

April 21, 2017 by | Events

Join us for a pre-release screening of KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD on Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. Robbed of his birthright, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge

You’re invited to An Evening with Werner Herzog – April 27

April 10, 2017 by | Events

We are honored to present An Evening with Werner Herzog on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios (283 N. Cypress St. Orange, Calif.). Herzog has been called the most daring, visionary and dangerous filmmaker of our lifetime. Highly influential and enormously prolific, he has taken his camera to unfamiliar landscapes –

Pre-Release Screening: SLEIGHT on March 27

March 10, 2017 by | Events

Join us for a special pre-release screening of SLEIGHT followed by a Q&A with the film’s writers, producers, and distributors.  Panelists include Alex Theurer (BFA/FP ’06), John Hegeman (BH Tilt) and Michael Luisi (WWE Studios). A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing and turns

Cold Call Like A (Fred) Savage

February 20, 2017 by Meagan O'Shea | Academics

If you want to break into the industry, cold call like a Savage. Fred Savage, that is. “So many things in my career, to this day, happened because I just picked up the phone and called people,” Savage told students enrolled in the New Era of Television class last fall. “If there’s someone you admire,

SCREENING – FIFTY SHADES DARKER with director James Foley

February 7, 2017 by | Screenings

Join us for a screening of FIFTY SHADES DARKER with guest, director James Foley, Thursday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. A Q&A with Foley will follow the screening. This is an exclusive event open to the Chapman community only. Chapman IDs will be required for entry. While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia