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Dodge College Moves Up to #6 Spot in The Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Ranking of Top 25 Film Schools Maintains ‘Top 10’ Status for 5th Consecutive Year

August 16, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

The Hollywood Reporter’s annual ranking of “The Top 25 Film Schools in America” has placed Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at number six (6), noting the rising achievements of the school’s alumni; its renowned faculty and guest speakers; state-of-the-art facilities, international programs, and steadfast endorsements from some of the biggest power

Lexus and The Weinstein Company are Accepting Submissions from Up-and-Coming Filmmakers

July 20, 2017 by | Opportunities

The Weinstein Company and Lexus have partnered up to elevate the next generation of up-and-coming filmmakers. The fourth season of the award-winning Lexus Short Films is accepting submissions based on the theme TRANSFORMATION. Interested filmmakers can submit their films using Withoutabox without having to pay a submission fee. Submissions will be reviewed by an esteemed

4 Chapman films selected as 2017 Student Academy Awards Semi-Finalists

July 19, 2017 by | News

We are pleased to announce that four Chapman films have advanced to the Semi-Finalist stage of the 2017 Student Academy Awards: Beginning of the Road – Graduate Documentary Thesis Film (dir. Jeremiah Thompson) Dempsey the Diabetic Superhero – Community Voices Documentary Film (dir. Kendall Goldberg, Greyson Horst, Rocky Pajarito, Caroline Roffe) A Foreman – Graduate Non-Thesis Film (dir.

STRANGER THINGS -created by Matt and Ross Duffer’07 -nominated for 18 Emmy’s

July 14, 2017 by | News

The Netflix series Stranger Things, created by alumni Matt Duffer’07 and Ross Duffer’07, received a whopping 18 nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards including Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. The series tied with FX’s FEUD (Bette and Joan) as one of the most nominated shows for this year’s awards, following Saturday Night

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Producer Don Hahn to Deliver Commencement Address and Receive Honorary Degree

April 20, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

It was announced today that Academy Award® nominated producer Don Hahn (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast ) will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Dodge College’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, where Hahn will deliver the keynote address.. Hahn’s latest film,

Directors Niki Caro, Sydney Freeland, Kelly Fremon Craig, Catherine Hardwicke and Haifaa Al-Mansour Headline 18th Annual Women in Focus

March 29, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, will focus on Hollywood directors with the theme ‘In the Director’s Chair’ at the 18th Annual Women in Focus Conference. Taking place on Friday, April 7, the Women in Focus Conference will feature Academy

Richard Gladstein Joins Dodge College as Spring 2017 Filmmaker-In-Residence; Joyce Cox Joins As Pankey Chair

February 2, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, announced today that two-time Academy Award® nominated producer Richard Gladstein (The Hateful Eight, Pulp Fiction, The Bourne Identity) has been named the Spring 2017 Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence while acclaimed VFX producer Joyce Cox (Titanic,

In Remembrance: Lawrence ‘Larry’ Dodge

December 13, 2016 by | News

Last week, the Chapman community lost one of its greatest friends, Mr. Lawrence ‘Larry’ Dodge, at the age of 77. Larry was the namesake of our school, the Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Dodge was a retired US Marine, and helped form the American Sterling Corporation, which was a group