The Biggest Downfalls for Indie Filmmakers and How to Avoid Them Presented by Chapman Alumni Paulina Lagudi ‘14 and Cooper Ulrich ‘14

November 19, 2018 by | Guests

Earlier this month, Alumni Paulina Lagudi ‘14 and Cooper Ulrich ‘14 returned to Chapman University to talk about their experience making an indie film, Mail Order Monster, and the mistakes you can avoid in the process. Top Ten Takeaways Get started on marketing early: You have to build your marketing plan into your business plan. Create your business plan and budget


Screening and Q&A with Head of Story: RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

November 19, 2018 by | Screenings

***Open to the Chapman community only*** Dodge College and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures invites you to a free screening of Ralph Breaks the Internet on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Folino Theater. A Q&A session with Head of Story, Jim Reardon will follow the screening. Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy Cast: John


Pre-release Screening: GREEN BOOK Courtesy of Universal Pictures

October 31, 2018 by | Screenings

Dodge College and Universal Pictures invites you to a free pre-release screening of GREEN BOOK, Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. About Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises, The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) star in Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures’ Green Book.  In his


Film Festival Corner Update 10/30/18

October 30, 2018 by | Festival Report

Your films continue to make their mark on the festival circuit by screening at some fantastic festivals, and bringing home some impressive awards! Congratulations to everyone, here is the most recent update: Hannah Mattner (BFA/NWD ‘18) – MONUMENTAL Portland Film Festival Red Nation International Film Festival Leon Cheo (Singapore ’10) – SIN-SFO Alum for the


Screening and Q&A: BLINDSPOTTING Courtesy of Lionsgate

October 29, 2018 by | Screenings

***Open to the Chapman community only*** Lionsgate invites you to a special screening of BLINDSPOTTING on Tuesday, October 30 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker, Carlos López Estrada ’12. About the film Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance


Thunder Road: A Case Study How a short film turned a successful festival run into a feature film which made its money back through self-distribution

October 23, 2018 by | Festival Report

By now, I’m sure you have heard about the short film turned feature THUNDER ROAD which is written by, directed by, and stars Jim Cummings. The life of this film presents an interesting case study for those who are making short films, and suggests a possible road map for those looking to make a career


Free Screening: THUNDER ROAD Presented by Delta Kappa Alpha

October 23, 2018 by | Screenings

Delta Kappa Alpha Presents Jim Cummings’ Award-Winning Film Thunder Road  Join us for a free screening of Thunder Road at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 in the Folino Theater. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director and several key crew members. Seating is first come, first served. About the film: A police