Chapman Entertainment will produce five to 10 micro-budget films per year. Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is launching a first-of-its-kind production and distribution company, Chapman Entertainment, LLC. Chapman Entertainment will produce five to 10 micro-budget ($250,000-$625,000) films per year. The company will make, own and distribute a slate of independent
From Professor Bill Kroyer of the Digital Arts program: On Wednesday, April 6, Dodge College will host two of the most important animation directors in Hollywood history, John Musker and Ron Clements. “Ron & John” have created some of the most famous works in the modern Golden Age, arguably starting that revival with their
Who’s psyched to get scared? Tomorrow evening, we’re hosting a very special, pre-release screening of Insidious, at 7:30 in the Folino. The film played at SXSW, which I recently attended, and though I didn’t get to see any films while I was there, the marketing campaigns for Insidious had the town buzzing! Everyone said it
I know a lot of you have been contacting me about the status of your decision. I am sorry if you are still waiting! I just wanted to let everyone know that we are making final decisions this week on all freshman applicants (unless your application just completed in the last week or so). You
Group messaging, not surprisingly, is the specialty of two popular, competing apps, GroupMe and Beluga. These apps each ask you to define a small circle of friends whose phone numbers, email addresses, and/or Twitter handles you already know, and provides a quick, seamless method for sending each of the group members a short message. Each
Finally home! After an exciting, stimulating, absolutely exhausting week in Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest Interactive conference, I excited to write that I have lots of interesting trends in technology, social media, and education to share with you all. It's an impossible experience to capture, far more physically strenuous than I would have
I thought I would share another experience a current student shared with me this week. Skylar is a sophomore screenwriting student who just transferred to Chapman in Fall 2010. Enjoy!
Since I know most of you are in decision-making mode, or will hopefully be soon…I thought it would be helpful to hear from some of our current students here at Dodge College. I will be posting their experiences over the next few weeks.
It's not easy being a smart aleck. Oh, it looks easy in the hands of professionals like Jon Stewart or Stephan Colbert, but a smart alecky life is not as glamorous as it seems. "Inception," a movie that many people found confusing, won Oscars for sound editing and sound mixing. Perhaps people should have
The TV Club welcomes long time TV veteran Steve Zuckerman this week.