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Film Studies

Students Explore Themes of Injustice and Corruption in Korean Cinema

November 18, 2015 by Brian Hamiliton | Programs

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 | Film Production

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. 

Chapman University Faculty Featured at UFVA

August 9, 2013 by | Events

With about 500 attendees from more than three dozen different universities and organizations, UFVA is a fantastic opportunity for collaboration. And I’m pleased to say, our faculty had some of the most interesting presentations in the program!