The Crowd: Thousands donated to Chapman students

June 30, 2010 by | News

    Luncheon co-chairwoman Donna Calvert, outgoing Fashionable Women of Chapman President Charlene Prager, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Dean Bob Bassett, luncheon co-chairwoman Donna Bunce, Neiman Marcus Director of Public Relations Michaele Hall. (Daily Pilot / June 30, 2010)   The Fashionable Women of Chapman University presented an impressive check for $236,000 to Chapman Dean Bob Bassett at


Social Media Day

June 30, 2010 by | Beyond Dodge

That’s right – after hearing, living, and sharing social media for the past few years, the world’s online community has finally birthed a day of special recognition for the burgeoning field of social media, cleverly titled “Social Media Day.” What is it?  Essentially, it’s a non-government-affiliated holiday, featuring “meetups” (the godchild of last year’s “tweetups”)


Chapman grad opens new boutique in Orange

June 29, 2010 by | News

  Usually people go to New York City to pursue careers in fashion. Lauren Miller went the opposite way. A native of Diamond Bar, Miller, 26, studied advertising and public relations at Chapman University. She followed that with a degree in fashion design at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. Missing


Alumni Interview: Molly Wilson

June 23, 2010 by | TV Writing / Production

ALUMNI INTERVIEW: MOLLY WILSON   What was your major and when did you graduate? TV Production/Broadcast Journalism – 2007   Where do you work now? I work at Warner Bros. Television in Current Programming   What do you like most about your job? I love the fast pace the world of TV offers.  The problems


What’s a Showrunner? (Part 2)

June 17, 2010 by | TV Writing / Production

Here's a link to a great round table discussion where some of today's top TV writer/producers reveal how they do it on a daily basis. Roundtable: Seth MacFarlane, Ryan Murphy, Chuck Lorre, Doug Ellin, Steve Levitan, Linda Wallem — Th livefeed.hollywoodreporter.com By Matthew Belloni "This place looks like Johnny Sack's office," Seth MacFarlane noted at


O.C. student team is national champ

June 16, 2010 by | Kudos!

  A team of Chapman University students has placed first in the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition, the university announced. They beat out 120 teams nationwide including finalists from Texas State University, the University of Wisconsin and University of Nebraska. ADVERTISEMENT More from Business 'Hundreds of thousands' lose jobless aid   Jesse James


Chapman Ad Club takes 1st place at Nationals

June 11, 2010 by | Kudos!

Chapman University’s Ad Club just won the entire NSAC competition, placing first at the National level!  Congratulations to the entire team, faculty advisor Cory O’Connor, and the dedicated Chapman fans throughout the campus: you’ve all worked so hard – you deserve it! What is the NSAC?  It’s the National Student Advertising Competition, a national program


A TV Series based on a Tweet? On CBS!?

June 10, 2010 by | TV Writing / Production

A TV SERIES BASED ON TWITTER POSTINGS?  AT CBS???      Yep – that’s exactly what this fall will bring.  CBS has ordered a half-hour comedy for fall based on the popular series of Twitter postings &*$! My Dad Says.      At first blush, this seems crazy – using something as slight as Twitter postings to


Cross Cultural Film-Making

June 9, 2010 by | Beyond Dodge

TV Students Robert Amidon and Ashley Young are off to Korea with Prof. James Gardner as part of a Korean exchange program where Chapman students make a short film with Korean students from Seoul Institute of the Arts, then the Korean students come to Orange and make a film with the Chapman Students! Television students