FilmStripes.com Using computer science to turn films into paintings

May 16, 2017 by | Student Spotlight

I am constantly amazed by the creativity of Chapman University students – who would have thought that you could take a film, analyze its colors and use that to generate paintings?  Three students from the Computer Science department did and FilmStripes.com was born.  Akash Arora (Computer Science ’19), Donovan Tetsuka (Computer Science ’17), and William Cortes (Software

2017 Television Pilots Dodge College Presents: 'Washed Up' & 'Veil'

May 11, 2017 by | Events

From the page to the screen and everything in-between, Prime Time Production is more than just an interterm class; it’s an opportunity for students to get an immersive, hands-on experience working on full length television pilots. Each year, two original pilot scripts are chosen and paired with student producers to help bring the stories to

Alumni Advice There is life after graduation!

May 11, 2017 by | Beyond Dodge

We are two weeks away from Commencement and I know that much of our graduating class is worried about transitioning into the working world.  I certainly was when I was in their shoes a few years ago (okay, maybe more than a few). So many questions! How do I find my first job? What do I

Facing Fear at Pitch Fest 2017: A Personal Account

May 5, 2017 by Erica Nusgart | Uncategorized

Before registering for the “Development Process for Film and TV Class,” I assumed it would follow the structure of our previous coursework. Write, edit, rinse and repeat. For me, typically, the hardest part would stem and be rooted in, constructive criticism. Though criticism continues to be a personal challenge, I’ve adapted to learning how to

Community Voices Documentary Film Screening

May 2, 2017 by | Events

Please join us for our Community Voices Documentary Film Screening on Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios. A Q&A with the filmmakers and a reception to follow. Seating is first come. Community Voices is a social issue documentary film program that links Chapman University documentary film students with Orange-County

Create Your Own (Virtual) Reality with Metaverse App

April 23, 2017 by | Beyond Dodge

With virtual and augmented reality being such hot items these days, it seems like it would take a team of programmers working year-round in order to make something in this realm. But what if there was a tool that made it easy to create your own augmented reality quests…one that only used your own phone

Pre-release screening: KING ARTHUR

April 21, 2017 by | Events

Join us for a pre-release screening of KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD on Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater. Robbed of his birthright, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Producer Don Hahn to Deliver Commencement Address and Receive Honorary Degree

April 20, 2017 by Rogers and Cowan | Press Releases

It was announced today that Academy Award® nominated producer Don Hahn (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast ) will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Dodge College’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, where Hahn will deliver the keynote address.. Hahn’s latest film,