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Advertising Team Wins ADDY Gold Chapman's NSAC/Circle Advertising team wins nine American Advertising Federation ADDY awards

April 4, 2018 by | Public Relations & Advertising

Chapman University’s NSAC/Circle Advertising team won nine American Advertising Federation ADDY awards Thursday, March 22nd for their work on Tai Pei Frozen Entrees. This is the third consecutive win for Chapman’s team, which competed in the student category of this competition. “The highlight of the evening was by far our winning of two gold Student Addys,”

Alumni Spotlight: Derek Helwig ’05 Faculty Edition

April 3, 2018 by | Alumni

Featured Image: Filming in Peruvian Andes for YouTube Red series, “Ultimate Expedition” Four years ago we caught up with Derek Helwig (BFA/FP ’05) and his experiences since graduating. Now we have the pleasure of welcoming him to the Chapman family as a professor for the newly created course, DOC 116, Introduction to Television Production: Location.

‘Package’ Animated Film – Done on a Dell

March 22, 2018 by | Animation/Visual Effects

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has teamed up with Dell to explore and deliver a collaborative project, created on the Dell Precision 5720 AiO, testing its true limits. The spot was co-created by students Luke Snedecor (BFA/DA ’19) and Kyle Harrington (BFA/IMDC ’19). “We asked ourselves how would experiencing a narrative story

Thesis Spotlight: Calamity Falls

March 19, 2018 by | Film Production

Sound Stage B was recently home to the senior thesis film, Calamity Falls, written and directed by Hadley Hillel (BFA/FP ’18). This film is a fantasy drama about a young girl coping with the recent loss of her parents. This production used the largest backdrop seen by Dodge College. The backdrop, depicting a hillside overlooking the ocean,

Be a Kid with Purpose – PR Students Support the Community

March 15, 2018 by Dodge Staff | Public Relations & Advertising

Every year, Chapman University participates in the PRSSA Bateman Competition. This year, Bateman Competition partnered with With Purpose, an organization dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer regarding lack of research and treatments. I was given the amazing opportunity of being on one of two teams this year. With this campaign, we wanted to bring

Music Videos to Tell Your Story?

March 7, 2018 by | Alumni

“It’s so much more satisfying to do something like this Nick Offerman video, where a month after shooting everyone in the world can see,” says Alex Italics (MFA/FP ’18). In early January 2018, a music video Italics directed for the band They Might be Giants, gained over 60K views and an article on rollingstone.com. The

Thesis Spotlight: Bombay Theater and the Magical Sitar

February 26, 2018 by | Screenings

Walking onto the set of the graduate thesis production Bombay Theater and the Magical Sitar there is a silent tension in the air. Cast and crew are pooled around an island of light where soft voices can be heard discussing an upcoming scene. After an intensive shooting schedule, the team is tired but excited to wrap production

Available Now – The Science of Screenwriting

February 12, 2018 by | Screenwriting

Professors Paul Gulino and Dr. Connie Shears have published a new book, The Science of Screenwriting – The Neuroscience Behind Story Telling Strategies. This book will help Dodge College students and those interested in screenwriting “navigate the mass of often contradictory advice” given about screenwriting. Purchase The Science of Screenwriting. Amazon Reviews The Science of Screenwriting explores the workings of

11 Easy Tips for Getting Into a Film Festival

February 5, 2018 by | Beyond Dodge

2018 has seen great success by Dodge College alum. For graduating students with thesis films premiering this May who are interested in entering film festivals, here are tips to join the ranks of successful projects: Keep it short – Think: the longer it is the better it has to be. Also, a shorter film will have