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Screenwriting

  

Matt Deller: Screenwriting Success

November 30, 2016 by | Programs

Forget about Twilight. And who cares about The Walking Dead? Professor Matt Deller has some things in the works that will make you forget that they even exist. Deller, one of our Screenwriting faculty members, has been making some waves recently, and we wanted to showcase his talent (despite his humbleness). Deller started his career

Television Writing Alumni Share Their Stories

June 30, 2016 by | Alumni

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.

Screenwriting Students Get Pitching Experience with Real Managers

March 7, 2016 by | Academics

One of the things that Dodge College does so well is provide our students with real-world experience in their classes so they are better prepared for the entertainment industry. This past Friday, Matt Deller, one of our screenwriting professors, had managers from Epicenter come into his undergraduate thesis screenwriting class to give some advice about

When the Page was Blank: Screenwriting Advice from the Pros

September 4, 2015 by James Dutcher | Programs

“Just sit your ass down in a chair and hope your head gets the message.” – Larry Gelbart (on how to start writing) Generally the response to the question, “who’s your favorite screenwriter?” is a resounding…. “Ummmm….” My hope is that When the Page Was Blank, the new blog I am overseeing, can harness the

Mack Kalish – Student, Screenwriter, and Author!

October 27, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

Writing a book isn’t easy. It’s a long, arduous process that can also be creatively satisfying once you reach your end goal. On top of that, not only do you have to write it, but once it’s done, you’ll want to get it out into the world for others to enjoy as well. And so

Online Screenwriting Course – Sign Up Today!

June 9, 2014 by | News

NOTE: DODGE COLLEGE NO LONGER OFFERS THIS CLASS. HOWEVER, WE HAVE LEFT THIS BLOG POST HERE SO YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THE THINGS WE HAVE OFFERED IN THE PAST.   Dodge College is proud to offer the Professional Certificate Program in Screenwriting for the 2014-2015 academic year. Not only is it a great course,

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

Save the Date: First Cut New York 2014

January 31, 2014 by | Screenings

If you’re on the east coast this March, make sure to stop by New York city! The annual east-of-the-Mississippi screening of our First Cut showcase is taking place March 29, in NYC, at the Directors Guild of America Theatre. Alumni are encouraged to come out to support their fellow classmates, and prospective students will get