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Film Studies

4+1 Program Offers Head Start On Graduate Degree In Film Studies

January 7, 2016 by | Academics

Students who wish to turn their love of film into careers in teaching, writing film reviews, working for film festivals or film studios, or working in archives and film preservation have another option for study in Dodge College. The Film Studies 4 +1 Integrated Program allows undergraduate students to get a head start on their

Film Studies: A Critical Approach to the Literature of this Century

January 5, 2016 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is from an issue of InProduction, and we thought it perfectly showcases our Film Studies program, so we had to share it! “Film studies is the English degree of the 21st century,” says Professor Emily Carman. Although she does not discount the value of studying literature, Professor Carman’s assessment reflects two

Chapman Students Travel to Busan

December 11, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

Each year for the past few years, Chapman students have traveled with Professor Nam Lee to the Busan International Film Festival to get a taste of Asian cinema and culture. There, they see the works of Korean masters like Park Chan-Wook and Bong Joon-Ho, as well as films from China and other parts of Asia,

Students Explore Themes of Injustice and Corruption in Korean Cinema

November 18, 2015 by Brian Hamiliton | Academics

South Korea is one of the few countries whose domestic box office is larger than that of the United States. After decades of hardship under Japanese colonization, authoritative military governments, censorship, and strict regulation, South Korean cinema is booming. This, combined with its success in the international film festival circuit, has led Asian film scholar

“The Hoodlum” Brings Live Musical Accompaniment To Screening Next Week

September 11, 2014 by | News

On Tuesday, September 23, the professors of FS-244, History of Film, will be presenting students with an unique experience. They will be screening The Hoodlum, directed by Sidney Franklin in 1919, on 35mm with live, musical accompaniment. The screening will also feature guest speakers Elaina Archer of the Mary Pickford Foundation and Mike Pogorzelski of

Roy Finch Teaches the Art of the Continuous Shot

June 16, 2014 by | Academics

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts offers a lot of amazing summer classes. For example, there is the The Continuous Take (FTV 329-04/529-04). Taught by Roy Finch, it’s the type of fun class that most students can’t even believe is a real offering. Ever since the beginning of film, continuous shots have amazed audiences

[Updated] Special Event: Director Mathieu Kassovitz Presents “La Haine” Screening & Master Class

February 11, 2014 by | Events

UPDATE 2/13:  Sadly, due to circumstances beyond his control, Mr. Kassovitz has been forced to cancel his appearance.  We wish him well and look forward to rescheduling this event. Dodge College is proud to welcome director Mathieu Kassovitz to the Folino stage this Thursday evening, in conjunction with the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences.