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An Evening with Netflix CCO Ted Sarandos

September 29, 2017 by Meg Greene | News

Netflix can make any kind of content, and does so with purpose. With a healthy mix of cerebral dramas and stress-free comedies, it seeks to make and license shows for everybody and every mood they are in. There are shows that are for children and shows that cater to a senior demographic. “We don’t want

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Michael Apted Joins Faculty as 2017 Fall Marion Knott Distinguished Artist

September 18, 2017 by Dodge College Staff | 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 award-winning director, writer and producer Michael Apted (Gorillas in the Midst, Coal Miner’s Daughter, The World is Not Enough, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Trader) will join

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Four Chapman Students Nominated for ASC Student Heritage Awards

September 15, 2017 by Meg Greene | News

The American Society of Cinematographers has nominated four Chapman students in its 2017 Student Heritage Award Competition: Andrew Lesnie Student Heritage Award – Graduate Category Justin Moore for James Joyce’s The Sisters Michael Phillips for Night Call Andrew Lesnie Student Heritage Award – Undergraduate Category Dillon McEvoy for G.R.E.T.A. Haskell Wexler Student Documentary Award Elijah Guess for Parched  Cinematographers from

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Duffer Brothers Netflix Hit STRANGER THINGS Takes Home Five Creative Arts Emmys

September 11, 2017 by | News

A note from the editor: Chapman University invites you to join us as we honor the Duffer Brothers at Chapman Celebrates, a song-and-dance stage show produced by Chapman University students and faculty, on Friday, November 3. Festivities include a gala, alumni reception, and a Master Class with the Duffers themselves. Tickets and information available here.  The Netflix

Chapman Film makes 44th Annual Telluride Film Festival Cut IT'S JUST A GUN selected for the Student Prints Program

September 1, 2017 by | News

We’re thrilled to announce that Brian Robau’s short It’s Just a Gun is an official selection for the 44th Annual Telluride Film Festival’s Student Prints Program, sponsored by Arri and curated by Oscar®-nominated writer/director Gregory Nava. No stranger to success, the film took home the silver medal in the narrative category at The Academy’s 43rd Annual Student Academy Awards

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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

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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

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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.

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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