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Chapman Students Win Big at the 2015 DGA Student Film Awards

November 12, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts continues its impressive awards season run with four major wins at the 2015 DGA Student Film Awards. The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced the winners of the 2015 DGA Student Film Awards for African American, Asian American, Latino and Women filmmakers where four Chapman University

New M.F.A. in Documentary Filmmaking Answers Growing Student Demand

November 3, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premiere film schools in the United States, is responding to growing student interest in documentary filmmaking with a distinctive Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Filmmaking focusing on feature-length documentaries. The M.F.A. program offers a unique curriculum building on interdisciplinary research

With New Tools, Documentary Filmmakers Are Achieving New Things

October 26, 2015 by | News

Though still relatively new, our MFA in Documentary Filmmaking is making waves, and catching the interest of many people looking to tell powerful stories. Recently, Professors Sally Rubin and Jeff Swimmer gave a masterclass to talk about some of the major challenges and issues facing today’s documentary filmmakers, including changes in technology, broadcast, distribution outlets,

Chapman News Is All Over Social Media!

October 9, 2015 by | News

Can’t get enough Chapman News? Now you can find them all over social media! But just what is Chapman news? It airs every Friday, live on local Channel 6 at 12:00 p.m. It’s a weekly newscast, produced by a hearty band of thirty Dodge College/Chapman University, broadcast-journalism students. The show is focused on the University,

Drummond Brings Home The Gold

September 22, 2015 by | News

Last week, Daniel Drummond (BFA/Digital Arts ’14) won the top prize in the Alternative Film category at the Student Academy Awards for his film Chiaroscuro. Drummond is the first Chapman Student ever to win a Student Academy Award. We are incredibly proud of Drummond, and are excited to see what new things he will create

Daniel Drummond (BFA/DA’14) Wins Student Academy Award First Award of its kind for Chapman University

September 18, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Orange, CA (September 18, 2015) – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 15 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 42nd Student Academy Awards ceremony held September 17 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills where Daniel Drummond became the first Chapman student to win a Student Academy Award. Drummond,

2015 Student Academy Awards Finalists Announced

July 31, 2015 by | News

Last night, the finalists for the 2015 Student Academy Awards were announced, and we’re proud to say that Dodge College has THREE films in the running! In the Alternative category, Daniel Drummond (BA/Digital Arts ’14) was nominated for his film Chiaroscuro. In the Animation category, Jack Anderson (BA/Digital Arts ’14) was nominated for Wire Cutters and

In Memoriam: Julie Kirkham

June 18, 2015 by Bob Bassett | News

Dear colleagues: It is with a heavy heart that I write to share with you that there has been a death in the Dodge College family; Julie Kirkham passed away last Wednesday morning. Her partner, Elliott Lewitt, wrote “We’re devastated by the loss of our smart, passionate, fierce, kind-hearted red head.” With over 30 years

Marion Knott Memorial Plaque Dedicated To Her Memory

May 15, 2015 by | News

Back in November, the Dodge College community lost one of its greatest supporters and allies, Marion Knott. While the main building of Dodge College is named after her, some of our students may not realize who Marion was or what a huge impact she had on our school. Marion Knott was born in April 1922