Forget about Twilight. And who cares about The Walking Dead? Professor Matt Deller has some things in the works that will make you forget that they even exist. Deller, one of our Screenwriting faculty members, has been making some waves recently, and we wanted to showcase his talent (despite his humbleness). Deller started his career
Crime doesn’t pay…but when it does, it is usually in the form of a fantastic novel. Professor Bill Rosenthal welcomed writer Michael Connelly to his New Era of Television class this past week, and had him speak to the students about his writing process, and how he turned a successful series of books into a
They ran into things. They got mugged. At least one person fell over a cliff. In some cases, the benefits of augmented reality don’t seem so wonderful. While the crazy things that have happened to people chasing virtual monsters with their smart phones playing Pokemon Go has captured national media attention, an exploration of the
Vines, memes, tweets, 2 hours of a presidential debate condensed to 90 seconds. The way viewers consume news is consistently challenging traditional journalism methods, including broadcast journalism. To better prepare students for the unknown, Professor Pete Weitzner created the course Journalism in the 21st century, calling on his connections amassed over thirty years in the
Fighting robots. Staring into the eye of a whale. Visiting the moon with Buzz Aldrin. That’s how I spent my Friday, thanks to VR on the Lot, a conference held at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on October 13 and 14. Held by the newly formed VR Society, this two-day conference showcased the latest in
One of the coolest things about learning about filmmaking here at Dodge College is that you get to learn every aspect of it; from the pre-production, the shot composition, and right down the soundtrack itself. An integral part of any piece of media, music invokes feelings in us and adds more nuance to every scene
EDITOR’S NOTE: We have so many fantastic programs here at Dodge College that sometimes stories get lost in the shuffle. We wanted to highlight this great piece about one of our latest interterm classes that worked in motion capture. Since VR is very big at our school right now, we wanted to show just how
EDITOR’S NOTE: We have so many fantastic programs here at Dodge College that sometimes stories get lost in the shuffle. We wanted to highlight this great piece about our Public Relations and Advertising program from the Spring 2015 issue of In Production because we felt it publicly highlights everything that is great about the program.
Earlier this week, James Macak’s Seminar in Television Writing summer class had three fantastic guests to talk about their careers after graduating from Dodge College. Morgan Steele (BA/Screenwriting ’06), Jeremy Svenson (BFA/Film Production ’06), and Leon Langford (MFA/Screenwriting ’15), all at varied stages of their career, have had interesting paths to where they are now.
An oft repeated aphorism says that a film is written three times: first by the screenwriter, then by the director and finally by the editor. Certainly the screenwriter lays the foundation, although the film may bear little resemblance to the final script. The director, who interprets the screenplay, may have a different vision or be