An Evening with Anil Kapoor

April 16, 2009 by | News

From Bollywood to Hollywood: A SCREENING OF KAPOOR’S GANDHI, MY FATHER WITH DISCUSSION OF INDIAN CINEMA The Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University hosts an evening with actor and producer Anil Kapoor in the Folino Theater at Marion Knott Studios of Dodge College on April 24 at 6:30 PM. Coinciding with

‘Twilight’ director speaking at Chapman

April 9, 2009 by | News

By Diana McCabe Here’s your chance to find out how she did it and what it was really like to make a movie about vampires! Catherine Hardwicke — director of the wildly popular “Twilight” movie — based on the best-selling series by Stephenie Meyer – is one of six women directors who will speak to the public for free about

Women in Focus confab sets sessions

April 8, 2009 by | News

Half a dozen of Hollywood's most notable female directors will convene at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University's ninth annual Women in Focus conference April 17. Martha Coolidge ("Valley Girl"), Catherine Hardwicke ("Twilight"), Jocelyn Moorhouse ("A Thousand Acres"), Kimberly Peirce ("Stop-Loss"), Sanaa Hamri ("Something New") and Penelope Spheeris ("Wayne's World") will

Women in Focus Conference

March 24, 2009 by | News

The Ninth Annual Conference to Feature Six Distinguished Women Directors Sharing their Experiences in Hollywood The Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University proudly presents the Ninth Annual Women in Focus Conference on Friday, April 17, 2009, in the Paul and Daranne Folino Theater in Marion Knott Studios at the University. The

Student Shorts Accepted into Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

January 30, 2009 by | News

Two Chapman Shorts Account for Half of the Films Accepted from the United States. Films from two of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts students will be showcased at the 2009 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France. Rick Curnutt’s Free Lunch and Kevin Acevedo’s The Last Page were accepted into the

Dodge College Presents the World Premiere of the Documentary Giant Steps

November 17, 2008 by | News

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts proudly presents the world premiere of Giant Steps, a documentary about how dance is changing the lives of at-risk kids in Cambodia, on Monday, November 24 at 7PM in the Folino Theatre. Completed in conjunction with Chapman University School of Law and Chapman’s Wilkinson College of

Mom, friend help ‘Sparrows’ fly after filmmaker’s death

November 10, 2008 by | News

By Jean Bonchak In the film "The Lost Sparrows of Roodepoort," David Ponce runs beside a little boy afflicted with AIDS. "Can you see me?" the boy asks. "Yes, I can see you," Ponce responds. This exchange of words symbolizes in simple yet profound fashion the very reason that Ponce, a young man studying filmmaking

Dodge College Announces Key Additions to Faculty for Fall 2008

October 6, 2008 by | News

Orange, CA (October 6, 2008) – Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts welcomes Jeffrey McCracken, Barbara Doyle, and Andrew Lane, who have joined the faculty beginning with the 2008-09 school year. “Each year, our roster of faculty continues to be enhanced with the top leaders in the world of film and television,”

Riverside native to film on Mount Kilimanjaro

August 28, 2008 by | News

By PAT O'BRIEN The Press-Enterprise Riverside native Mitchell McIntire is willing to risk exhaustion, oxygen deprivation and vertigo to make a documentary of an expedition up Mount Kilimanjaro called "Climb Without Limits." McIntire and two other graduates of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts in Orange will leave Friday for Tanzania to