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Introducing the newest Avid guest blogger: Dodge’s Dan Duran!

August 27, 2010 by | News

  Introducing the newest Avid guest blogger: Dan Duran (Chapman University film student and post intern for Director Steven Sprung on Dispatch) Only published comments… Aug 27 2010, 03:15 PM by TUnruh Here on Avid Industry Buzz, we have featured a few exclusive blog series penned by some of the most elite and talented professionals in their respective audio

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Dodge College Makes Parade Magazine’s A-List of Top Arts Programs

August 22, 2010 by | News

  Dear Friends and Colleagues, I just wanted to share some more good news about the ranking of Dodge College. In the survey release today, “PARADE asked top high school counselors across the nation to recommend outstanding schools that often fly under the radar.”  See the attached PDF for a complete list. It’s good to

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DREAM IT, SHOOT IT, BROADCAST IT

August 20, 2010 by | TV Writing / Production

NEW SCHOOL YEAR, NEW POSSIBILITIES It’s that time of year again – the week before school starts back up.  It’s a hectic time – professors like me scrambling to get syllabi and lecture notes ready, students are scrambling to move back into dorms or apartments and stock up on textbooks and Ramen noodles.  But most

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Fall 2010 Filmmaker-in-Residence Announced

August 16, 2010 by | News

Every semester, Dodge College hosts an expert filmmaker to meet with and counsel students directly, as part of our O.L. Hasell Scholar Filmmaker-in-Residence program.  While space is limited, and the selection highly competitive, motivated students are encouraged to apply for a space in the program, which includes regular, bi-weekly meetings with the filmmaker in a

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RISING ABOVE NOMINATED AT NYTV FESTIVAL

August 13, 2010 by | Kudos!

When you're hot, you're hot.  And narrative TV at Chapman is hot!  For the second year in a row, our flagship project, a full-length TV pilot, was nominated as Outstanding Drama at the NYTV Festival to be held Sept. 20-25.  What's amazing about our success is that this is not merely a student competition, but

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The 10 Ways to Not Get an Interview for an Entertainment Internship

August 12, 2010 by | Alumni

Dodge College alum Andrew Schuster currently works for a film production company, and is parttly responsible for hiring new interns each semester.  He wrote to us, Chapman students generally send better applicants than most but I thought it would be helpful to share the perspective of someone who hires interns.  I know I would have

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‘Colorado Girls’ Viral Video Made With $50 In Gas

August 10, 2010 by | News

Video Gets More Than 352,000 YouTube Views In 11 Days April Schildmeyer, News Producer   POSTED: 12:55 pm MDT August 10, 2010 UPDATED: 4:53 pm MDT August 10, 2010   DENVER — With just $50 in gas, found items and some creativity, two film school grads have made a spoof of a summer pop hit that

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WRITER’S BLOCK? NO SUCH THING IN TV

August 3, 2010 by | TV Writing / Production

WRITER’S BLOCK?  NO SUCH THING IN TV Most successful TV shows make 22-24 episodes per season – the equivalent in terms of length of writing and shooting 6-12 feature films in about 9 months.  Because of this, a TV writer’s life is all about constant deadlines and meeting them come hell or high water.  Writer’s

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ALUMNI INTERVIEW: MILES LEICHER

July 29, 2010 by | TV Writing / Production

ALUMNI INTERVIEW: MILES LEICHER  What was your major and when did you graduate? I started out as a Film Production major, but switched to Television Production and Broadcast Journalism after my freshman year. I received an honorable discharge (graduated) in May 2007. Where do you work now? For most of the year I work on