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Chapman Reunion on HBO’s WESTWORLD Not one, not two, but three Production Design alumna working on the hit show!

September 17, 2019 by | Alumni Spotlight

Three alumnae from Dodge College’s MFA in Production Design program have gone on to work on television programming. They each had different paths that led them to HBO’s Westworld and we had an opportunity to hear their stories. Rachel Aguirre ’13 (RA) Rebekah Scheys ’15 (RS) Tarn Lerdjarudech ’16 (TL) How did you land your job on

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in Laos Highlighted in BOMBIE Matthew Tanner '16 and Shelby Baldock '16 new film headed to Raindance Film Festival

September 10, 2019 by Matthew Tanner | Alumni Spotlight

When working towards earning an MFA in Film Production at Chapman University, Matthew Tanner (MFA/FP ‘16) was awarded a scholarship, along with three other students, Eric Colonna (BFA/FP ‘16), Neusha Ghaedi (‘16) and Jack Sample (BFA/TBJ ‘16) to produce a film in Laos about the UXO (Unexploded ordnance) crisis that has severely affected the country

Cross-Cultural Action Comedy “Twin Blades” Wraps Production Alumna Ingrid Eskeland-Adetuyi '15 wrote and sold her first feature script

September 4, 2019 by | Alumni Spotlight

Twin Blades, penned by Ingrid Eskeland-­‐Adetuyi (Screenwriting, ’15), began production in Hong Kong and Mainland China June 2019. The script was one of seven specs sold in 2017 written by a “first-­‐timer” and sold to Cristal Pictures (Hitman’s Bodyguard) and Wanda Media (Wonder Woman) with Lauren Shuler Donner and Jack Leslie of the Donners’ Co.

Fast and Furious Meets American Ninja Warrior in “Hyperdrive”

August 5, 2019 by | Alumni

Alumni Burke Doeren (BFA/TBJ ’12) and Tyson Call (BFA/TBJ ’12) were DP’s on Netflix’s new show “Hyperdrive” that takes everyday people who are also experienced competitive drivers and puts them in an obstacle course in an industrial complex. Burke and Tyson worked on the slow motion of the cars, stunts, details inside the cars, and

Dodge Students Present at Prestigious National Research Conferences

June 7, 2019 by | Film Studies

Over the years, Dodge student films have received wide recognition–screening at hundreds of film festivals internationally and winning awards ranging from the Student Academy Awards to the College Television Awards. Dodge students not only excel in film production, however, they have proven success on the academic side of film as well. Dodge Students Present at

Diversify Your Feed Communications Professionals Share the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion

March 11, 2019 by Erik Federwisch ’22 | Public Relations & Advertising

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

Program Spotlight: Screenwriting So you want to become a screenwriter?

January 7, 2019 by Janell Shearer | Screenwriting

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

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