17 posts categorized in

Creative Producing


Dodge Students Find Life on Mars with ICARUS

February 8, 2016 by | Academics

Space exploration may be challenging for some folks, but Dodge College students have already been to Mars. Well, Red Rock Canyon State Park actually stood in for Mars, but it was still pretty close! I recently spoke to the production team behind Icarus, an upcoming thesis film, to learn more about their project after seeing

CRONUS is Pushing Boundaries of Student Films

December 2, 2015 by | Academics

When you think of epic, sprawling space films about intergalactic wars, one tends to imagine a massive, multi-million dollar price tag to go along with it. However, some students here at Dodge are doing their own take on this type of film, making it look like what you’d see on the big screen, but for

Interterm Projects: TV Faculty on New Pilots “Perceptors” and “Sharp Left Turn”

February 18, 2014 by | TV Writing / Production

This past Interterm semester saw all kinds of exciting productions, from the Dodge College sound stages, to local “on location” films and TV pilots, to international destinations from London to Korea. Today, I have some updates from the Television faculty on their teams’ projects, small changes to the program, and some history of how successful

A Slice of Life in Action Films: Learning Safe Swordplay in “Essentials of Stunts and Special Effects”

January 29, 2014 by | Film Production

Students participating in the Interterm course “Essentials of Stunts and Special Effects” got an exhilarating treat last week! After an intensive month of near-daily meetings, lectures, demonstrations, and projects, the students in Professor Andy Lane’s Stunt class were given the chance to experience a Dodge College first: actual (sharp!) sword fighting, right in the Cinematography

First Cut 2013 Lineup Announced!

September 5, 2013 by | Events

Every year, the best of the best of our students’ work is compiled in a showcase we lovingly call “First Cut.”  The showcase plays at two of the industry’s most important venues on each coast of the country – the Director’s Guild of America theater in Los Angeles, and in New York. As you’ve seen