Professor Pete Weitzner recently shared some great photos from trips his Broadcast Journalism students have taken in and around LA TV production hot spots. Visits to LA newsrooms and network-TV shows are a mainstay of the broadcast-journalism program. This fall ChapTown’s future newsies were in control rooms and on set at HBO’s Real Time with
Every January, the small mountain town of Park City in Utah, becomes a media circus filled with film industry, sponsors, film buffs, and the lucky filmmakers whose works have been selected for either the prestigious Sundance Film Festival or its famous spin-off the Slamdance Film Festival. This year, our Dodge College alumni have multiple projects
One of the Top 5 festivals in the country is open for submissions! The 13 th Annual Tribeca Film Festival will be held April 16 – 27, 2014. Unlike many smaller festivals, Tribeca is Academy-Accredited. That’s a huge boon for students, since any short film that wins a qualifying award will be
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending Chapman University’s 32nd annual American Celebration. As a student worker in the Front Office of Dodge College, I have the opportunity to be included in many exciting events that the University organizes, as well as the chance to interact and network with many of the trustees
Did you know a huge number of thesis and alumnus films get substantial funding through crowdsourced sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo? It’s true. The top 10 films (and game) that we know of, have taken in well over $100,000 in contributions from regular, cinema-loving folks at home. Tomorrow night, Sean Astin (of Lord of the
Dodge College is thrilled to present an exclusive screening of the brand new, soon-to-be-released thriller Prisoners starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman! The screening is Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 PM in the Folino Theater, and is free for all Dodge College and Chapman University students. There will be no tickets for the screening, and
Don’t miss this important workshop for AD’s: Next Friday, September 13, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., there will be an Assistant Director Workshop in the Folino Theater. If you wish to AD on any advanced projects (AP, Cycles or Thesis) you must take this workshop and be checked in and out on the sign-out
With fall semester in full swing, we’re holding some essential equipment and safety workshops this weekend – just for current Dodge students. They take place this Saturday and Sunday, with two sessions each to choose from. You’ll definitely want to learn these skills to boost your productivity on- and off-set, the sooner the better! If
Next week begins the bulk of our Orientation activities for new and returning Graduate students. Take a look at what’s going on!
Earlier this summer, Dodge College hosted the 67th annual University Film and Video Association conference. Take a peek behind the scenes at the nation’s most informative academic event for film teachers and graduate students!