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
There are very few things that would make me drive through two hours of traffic on a weekday to visit my alma mater. When I heard last minute that the time had come for the Chapman Digital Arts seniors to screen their films, I dropped everything and left work at Disney Interactive early to make
Every year around this time, the Production Design students take over the lobby of Marion Knott Studios to show off the amazing things they’ve worked on over the year. The display showcases concept drawings, previsualization sketches, architectural blue prints, and models of various sets that the students created. When making a film or show, production
It’s evening, and several students from Bill Kroyer’s Digital Arts Industry Insiders class are sitting around a large table in The Fashionable Women of Chapman Rotunda Boardroom, having dinner with producer/director Don Hahn, Artist-in-Residence for spring semester. “I don’t know where I see myself in five years,” says Joshua Scheurer (BS/Business Administration, ‘17) when