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‘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

A Sneak Peek at Chapman Studios West

October 10, 2016 by | News

We’ve been waiting patiently for months, and now, the time is almost here; Chapman Studios West is almost done! Located just across the railroad tracks from Marion Knott Studios, Chapman Studios West is scheduled to open Spring 2017. While it will be the home of the Dhont Documentary Center, to help support our documentary filmmaking

Chapman Students Take Home Silver and Bronze at 2016 Student Academy Awards

September 23, 2016 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

Winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards were officially recognized during the ceremony held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on September 22, where Chapman University / Dodge College film school students Brian Robau and Brenna Malloy earned silver and bronze medal placements, respectively, in the narrative category. Brian Robau (MFA/Film Production’17) took

Chapman University Students First To Benefit from The Black List Educational Partnership Dodge College students now have access to the Black List’s online database of screenplays

September 15, 2016 by Franklin Leonard | Press Releases

Producers and directors currently enrolled in select degree programs will have access to the Black List’s online database of screenplays, and Chapman University students will be the first to do so. In an expansion designed to give currently enrolled producers and directors better access to a wider array of available screenplays, screenwriters hosting their scripts

Hollywood Reporter Names Chapman on List of Top Film Schools

August 18, 2016 by | News

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter releases their list of the top 25 film schools in America, and for the last few years, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has been lucky to make that list. This year, we continue our standing as Number 7 on the list, for the third year in