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Belly of the Beast Available Friday Oct. 16 Directed by Erika Cohn (BFA/FP '09)

October 16, 2020 by | Kudos!

Watch the Film When an unlikely duo discovers a pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons, they wage a near impossible battle against the Department of Corrections. Filmed over seven years with extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, BELLY OF THE BEAST exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California

Chapman University Wins 10 ADDY’s Dodge Students Dominate Orange County's American Advertising Awards Competition

April 16, 2020 by | News

Chapman University students have nearly swept the student category for the American Advertising Federation of Orange County’s 2020 Advertising Awards, winning 10 ADDY’s for their campaigns. NSAC’s Nine Addy’s The NSAC (National Student Advertising Competition) team won nine of the OC ADDY’s, two Golds, three Silvers, and four Bronze. Golds were for the Wienerschnitzel Integrated

Oscar-winner Craig Barron Joins Dodge College as Spring 2020 Industry Insider Known for "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"

December 13, 2019 by | News

Craig Barron, an innovator in the cinematic technique of matte painting, contributing to visual effects on more than 100 films, will be teaching a course at Dodge college next spring. About Craig Barron Barron began his career at Industrial Light + Magic (ILM), working on such classic films as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,

Producer Bill Gerber Selected as Fall 2019 Marion Knott Distinguished Artist Known for “A Star is Born,” “Gran Torino,” and “A Very Long Engagement”

August 9, 2019 by | Press Releases

Producer Bill Gerber (“A Star is Born,” “Gran Torino,” “A Very Long Engagement”) will join the Dodge College faculty as the fall 2019 Marion Knott Distinguished Artist. Academy Award nominee Bill Gerber has spent over 30 years in the film business in several positions including President of Production at Warner Brothers Pictures and as Producer

Janice Chua, Bonnie Curtis, Lori McCreary and Vanessa Morrison Headline Chapman University’s 20th Women in Focus Conference Cheryl Boone Isaacs to Moderate This Year’s Event

March 21, 2019 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts will explore the purpose, passion, and perspective of influential women in the entertainment industry at its milestone 20th Women in Focus Conference. Taking place on Friday, March 29, Chapman’s signature Women in Focus Conference will feature an alluring panel of acclaimed female producers and executives who

Work One-On-One with VFX Supervisor Jeffrey Kleiser (X-MEN) Apply to be a Pankey Scholar

January 11, 2019 by | Press Releases

We are currently taking applications for the spring 2019 Pankey Distinguished Artist program.  This semester, our talented filmmaker is the Visual Effects Supervisor Jeffrey Kleiser. Kleiser has supervised visual effects on hits such as X-Men 2; X-Men: The Last Stand; and The One, to name a few. If selected to participate as a Pankey Scholar, you will have

Castle Rock Entertainment Co-Founder Martin Shafer Joins Faculty as 2019 Spring Marion Knott Distinguished Artist Shafer to co-teach Industry Insiders class

January 11, 2019 by | Press Releases

January 11, 2018 Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, has announced that producer Martin Shafer (Music and Lyrics, No Reservations, The Polar Express, Before Sunrise) will join the faculty as the Spring 2019 Marion Knott Distinguished Artist. Every semester, Dodge College hosts expert filmmakers to

Filmmaker Dean Devlin Selected as Fall 2018 Distinguished Artist Renowned Writer / Director / Producer Known for “Independence Day,” “Godzilla,” and “Stargate” TV Series

August 13, 2018 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Writer, producer and director of blockbuster films (“Independence Day,” “Godzilla”, “Independence Day: Resurgence”) and highly-rated television projects (“Stargate SG-1,” “Stargate: Atlantis”), Dean Devlin will join the faculty as the fall 2018 Women Of Chapman Distinguished Artist. As an artist-in-residence, Devlin will share the creative thinking and processes behind creating, developing, writing, directing and producing some of

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