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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

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Will Deliver Keynote Address to Dodge College’s Class of 2015

May 8, 2015 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA (May 8, 2015) – Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, one of the most visible and influential executives in the entertainment world today, will deliver the keynote address at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts’ 2015 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23. Ted Sarandos oversees content acquisition for Netflix and

Remembering Marion Knott…

November 18, 2014 by Bob Bassett | News

It is with deep regret and sadness that I write to inform the Dodge College community of the passing of a benevolent philanthropist and dear friend of the university, Marion Knott. Words can hardly express the difference Marion made to Dodge College. I met Marion in my first years at Chapman, when I was a

Arc Entertainment Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber”

November 10, 2014 by | Press Releases

Los Angeles, CA – November 8, 2014 – It was announced today that ARC Entertainment has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s thriller “The Barber” (formerly known as “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”) in a deal worth mid-six figures. “The Barber” will have

Justin Simien on The Colbert Report

October 17, 2014 by | News

Justin Simien (BFA/Film Production ’04) is making headlines left and right lately! The writer, director, and producer of the film Dear White People won the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at the 2014 Sundance Festival, and also the Audience Award at the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival. In 2013, Simien was named one

M.F.A. in Documentary Filmmaking Coming to Dodge

October 10, 2014 by | News

With growing student and audience interest in documentary films, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has designed to offer a unique curriculum with a focus on feature-length documentaries, building on interdisciplinary research and content development, knowledge of evolving aesthetic traditions, and critical reflection on the ethical questions inherent to documentary production. In

“The Hoodlum” Brings Live Musical Accompaniment To Screening Next Week

September 11, 2014 by | News

On Tuesday, September 23, the professors of FS-244, History of Film, will be presenting students with an unique experience. They will be screening The Hoodlum, directed by Sidney Franklin in 1919, on 35mm with live, musical accompaniment. The screening will also feature guest speakers Elaina Archer of the Mary Pickford Foundation and Mike Pogorzelski of

The Little Film Company to Represent Worldwide Sales Rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber” Starring Scott Glenn

September 4, 2014 by | Press Releases

Toronto, Canada – September 4, 2014 – The Little Film Company has acquired worldwide sales rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s thriller “The Barber” (formerly known as “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”), it was announced today. Little Film Company Co-President Robbie Little will introduce the film to