U.S. professors, film students trek to PIFF

October 24, 2009 by | News

October 24, 2009     Robert Bassett Earlier this month, a group of 17 foreigners roamed around the theater district in Busan during the 14th Pusan International Film Festival. They weren’t film fans from China or other nearby countries in Asia. Rather, this group consisted of students studying Korean film in classes – and their

Polaroids flash back to the past in Fullerton

August 7, 2009 by | News

By RICHARD CHANG The Orange County Register Click here to see photos of the Polaroid exhibit in Fullerton Click here to see examples of how Polaroid pictures have been used in pop culture Kevin Staniec, center, a film graduate of Chapman University, is organizing an exhibition of Polaroid photographs called Instant Gratification at Hibbleton Gallery

Hammer Down for “Bazooka”

May 22, 2009 by | News

From "The Hollywood Reporter" By Borys Kit Michael Eisner and his Tornante Co. have tapped newcomer Mark Hammer to pen a feature adaptation of "Bazooka Joe," the comic strip that comes with Bazooka bubble gum. Hammer, who this weekend is attending the graduation ceremony at Orange County's Chapman University, where he studied film, wrota a

Anil Kapoor Premieres ‘Gandhi, My Father’ in U.S.

May 4, 2009 by | News

By PARIMAL M. ROHIT   indiawest.com May 04, 2009 01:54:00 PM   ORANGE, Calif. – Capitalizing on his newfound fame in Hollywood, Bollywood star Anil Kapoor arrived here at the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts of Chapman University April 24 to introduce American audiences to a slice of Indian pride and cinema as nearly

Zip Your Mouth and Learn From Others: Anil Kapoor

April 30, 2009 by | News

BY AVNEET SINGH ORANGE, CA – If there were one word to describe Anil Kapoor, it would be as simple as – mellow. He was available to meet his fans at Chapman University on April 24 where the film he produced, ‘Gandhi My Father’ was screened.  A resilient film star, he has been around the

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