Alumna Directs Original Pilot for PlayStation The Many Lives of Ayn Winters

September 14, 2018 by | Beyond Dodge

Sarah Wilson Thacker (MFA/DR ’13) and Jamie Clevenger (MFA/FTP ’12) directed and produced, respectively, The Many Lives of Ayn Winters pilot for PlayStation’s Emerging Filmmakers Program. The program called for original stories through a competition with creators, and once five ideas were selected, Sarah was hired on to develop the screenplay. Sarah was the first


Film Festival Corner Update

September 7, 2018 by | Festival Report

Here is an update on how our some of our students are doing on the festival circuit world: Jackson Smith’s (BFA/FP ‘17) THE CHOCOLATE SOLDIER was accepted to the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF) and he will be traveling to the United Arab Emirates for the festival in October. SOME NERVE (Community Voices) is


Career Corner for the week of September 3 Featuring internships for Dodge students, Career Fair info, and the Certified Career Student program

September 4, 2018 by Dodge College Staff | Career Resources

Our friends at Chapman’s Career and Professional Development Department are back this semester with amazing new resources including exclusive opportunities for Dodge College students, new – fully flexible – Certified Career Student program. Take charge of your future by exploring all of the career resources available to you: Jobs for Dodge students Fall Intern, Fall 2018 –


5 Chapman films selected as 2018 Student Academy Awards Semi-Finalists. 2 advance to Finalist stage.

August 20, 2018 by | Festival Report

We are pleased to announce that two Chapman films advanced to the Finalist stage of the 2018 Student Academy Awards: In the Alternative Category: Transient Passengers (Experiment Number Nun) – Thesis Film (dir. Natalia Hermida BFA/FP ’19). Natalia is one of three Finalists in this category. In the Narrative Category: Esta Es Tu Cuba – Graduate Thesis Film


Filmmaker Dean Devlin Selected as Fall 2018 Distinguished Artist Renowned Writer / Director / Producer Known for “Independence Day,” “Godzilla,” and “Stargate” TV Series

August 13, 2018 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Writer, producer and director of blockbuster films (“Independence Day,” “Godzilla”, “Independence Day: Resurgence”) and highly-rated television projects (“Stargate SG-1,” “Stargate: Atlantis”), Dean Devlin will join the faculty as the fall 2018 Women Of Chapman Distinguished Artist. As an artist-in-residence, Devlin will share the creative thinking and processes behind creating, developing, writing, directing and producing some of