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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

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

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

‘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,

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