Asked to advise a room full of Chapman students about how to identify a workplace where diversity and inclusion are valued, Bogart Avila, BA/PRA ’15, a strategist for Giant Spoon, Adweek’s Breakthrough Agency of the Year for 2018, had a straightforward answer: “Ask questions about the organization’s diversity initiative. If they can’t give you tangible
The issue of identity has the power to not only influence art but our professional aspirations as well. Graduate producing student Akemi Okamura was able to explore her identity as a female filmmaker – and her passion for development – through her summer internship with Denise Di Novi Pictures. How did you find your internship?
The old joke says that every waiter in Hollywood is actually a screenwriter who is likely to hand you a script along with your burger and fries. While producers and directors in Hollywood may or may not be so accosted, there are plenty of aspiring screenwriters looking for ways to break into the business. But
Leon Cheo (BFA/CRPR ’10) was excited when he was approached by Action for AIDS in Singapore to create a show about gay life in his country, where homosexuality is illegal, “because I’m gay and it touches on so many aspects of my life,” he says. A graduate of Chapman’s Creative Producing program in Singapore, Cheo
Earlier this month, Professor Todd Cooley hosted the panel event “Careers in Marketing & Public Relations”. This panel featured an executive recruiter and other experts with insight on the current job market, both locally and nationally. The panelists shared invaluable advice with students who are getting started in careers in marketing and public relations. Highlights 1.
The love and pursuit of video games landed Ovilee May (BFA/News and Doc ’18) her current role as the sole Broadcast Interviewer with one of the biggest eSports leagues in the world, League of Legends. “I’ve been playing video games since I could hold a controller at like 3 years old,” says May. She still
It’s probably safe to say that patience is not a defining characteristic of most college students. But when Taylor Johnston (BFA/DA ’18) and Austin Piko (BFA/DA ’18) decided to make a stop-motion animated film for their senior thesis, they took the demand for patience to a whole new level. Johnston and Piko are co-directing a
Congratulations to the class of 2018! Above is a snapshot of the thesis film projects completed by the this year’s graduating class. This reel features the narrative, animation/visual effects and documentary projects created by the 2018 graduates of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University. This video was compiled and edited by
Listed below are the courses available to students for the 2018 summer sessions. Please email the professors for specifics on each course. The Stories Public Records Tell – Session 1 – Broadcast Journalism – Professor Robbi Peele Consumer Investigations – Session 3 – Broadcast Journalism – Professor Robbi Peele Digital Sculpting in Zbrush – Session 1
Blending stop motion, Taylor Johnston’s (BFA/DA ’18) area of expertise, and the computer graphic prowess of Austin Piko (BFA/DA ’18), the team behind Meraki are making the only stop-motion animation thesis film to come from Dodge College this year. The team is excited to bring the magic of three-dimensional animation to audiences with this film. Magic