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Thesis Film SECOND UNIT Finds Humor and Truth On A Film Set

October 9, 2017 by Dodge College Staff | Student Spotlight

If you ask someone what a second unit on a film set is, they probably won’t know — that, or they won’t care. Whatever the reason for its obscurity, a second unit is a collection of underdogs, and that’s exactly what compelled director Ankush Khemani ‘18, producer Melina Coto ‘18 and writer Nick DiLorenzo ‘18

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FilmStripes.com Using computer science to turn films into paintings

May 16, 2017 by | Student Spotlight

I am constantly amazed by the creativity of Chapman University students – who would have thought that you could take a film, analyze its colors and use that to generate paintings?  Three students from the Computer Science department did and FilmStripes.com was born.  Akash Arora (Computer Science ’19), Donovan Tetsuka (Computer Science ’17), and William Cortes (Software

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Senior Yuri Scharan is the Man

May 5, 2016 by | Student Spotlight

Senior Yuri Scharan (BFA/Television & Broadcast Journalism’16) is no stranger to high-stress situations. He’s worked with top talent at multiple award shows including the American Music Awards, the American Idol series finale, and the Kids Choice Awards.  So it isn’t much of a surprise that he leapt at the opportunity to represent Dodge College as

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360 Video is a Big Deal at Dodge College

April 29, 2016 by | Academics

The digital landscape is ever-changing, and as new technologies emerge, so do new ways to view them. One of the most popular these days is 360 video, an immersive platform that is a stepping stone to true virtual reality content. 360 video allows the viewer to control where to look in an environment using a

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Aloha From Ray’s Shrunken Head Lounge

April 25, 2016 by | Academics

Here in Southern California, tiki culture has been part of the landscape for many years. Its laid back, easy-going vibes have been adopted by people of all ages as a way of life. Let’s not forget that their drinks are pretty killer, too. When I heard that a “tiki” movie was going to be

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Dodge Student Selected As One of Most Promising by American Advertising Federation

March 18, 2016 by Ben Ng | Academics

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ben Ng (BA/Public Relations and Advertising ’16) recently had the opportunity of a life time; being flown to New York City by the American Advertising Federation to celebrate his achievements. Ng shares his experience with us today! Last month, I had the honor of being selected by the American Advertising Federation (AAF)