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DIY Filmmaking Essentials from the Experts Peter Baxter, Slamdance Film Festival

May 23, 2018 by | Guests

Peter Baxter cares about filmmakers, and with a do it yourself spirit he and his colleagues at Slamdance developed a workshop for students interested in careers as independent filmmakers. With 25 years of experience programming film festivals, Baxter, Slamdance’s co-founder, and president, offered his wisdom to the students of Dodge College this spring. Consider these

Slamdance Film Festival Workshop with President Peter Baxter

April 25, 2018 by | Guests

Friday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the Cloobeck Screening Room, DMAC, Peter Baxter, Co-Founder and President of Slamdance Film Festival, will present a workshop to students. This workshop is based on the experiences of Slamdance alumni who have built sustainable careers through DIY filmmaking. It’s the core curriculum for Slamdance Polytechnic and provides a real-world

19th Annual Women in Focus Conference: The Streaming Era

April 9, 2018 by | Events

Streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube have altered the film and media landscape, dawning the new golden age of media. The drive for new content offers creators more opportunities to tell truly unique and innovative stories. Join us on Friday, April 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Folino Theater as we gather to hear from female

An Evening with Sherry Lansing Hollywood's First Female Studio Head

November 10, 2017 by | Events

Dodge College invites you to An Evening with Sherry Lansing on Wednesday, November 29 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, located inside Marion Knott Studios (283 N. Cypress Street, Orange). During almost 30 years in the motion picture business, Sherry Lansing was involved in the production, marketing, and distribution of more than 200 films, including

Storytelling Advice from Oscar-Winning Director Mark Andrews (BRAVE)

October 26, 2017 by Meg Greene | Guests

“To have someone feel like they’ve experienced the same thing as you, that’s what we’re doing as filmmakers,” Oscar-winning director Mark Andrews (Brave) reflected to a room of burgeoning storytellers in professor Bill Kroyer’s History and Aesthetics of Digital Arts class. The Pixar director provided a live storyboarding demonstration, presenting a concept storyboard for Disney•Pixar’s The Incredibles and

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 –

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,

Six Lessons from Salute Your Shorts

February 12, 2016 by Kevin Harman | Events

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Wednesday, we held the first of our new Dodge Industry Dialogues panel series, entitled Salute Your Shorts, where film festival programmers dished on what they look for and what not to do when submitting. Programmers from the Los Angeles Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Sundance, and more gave some tips