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Chapman Studios West Construction Update

February 3, 2015 by Tina Graves | News

The opening of our Digital Media Arts Center (DMAC) signifies the second completion of our most exciting new venture – Chapman Studios – which is comprised of Marion Knott Studios, DMAC, and our newest addition: Chapman Studios West (CSW). In the continued effort to provide our students with access to the best equipment and experiences

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

Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber” to debut at the Busan International Film Festival

September 3, 2014 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA – September 2, 2014 – It was revealed today that Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s debut feature “The Barber” (formerly “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”), and directed by Chapman alumnus Basel Owies, has been made an official selection of the 19th Busan International Film Festival -