A Day in the Life of a Disney Writers' Assistant

September 16, 2022 by | Alumni Spotlight

Launched from Chapman’s own Improv Inc, Dodge alum Avery Girion (’21) is no stranger to the comedy landscape. Her comedy legacy at Chapman endures through the anonymous satire paper The Kumquat, which she co-founded in 2018 (alongside fellow student, Graham Byrne ’21). Girion recently completed her second season as a writers’ assistant at Disney (aside


Graphic Design Meets Production: Designing Art for Free Guy, Ant-Man & The Wasp, and The Amazing Race

August 1, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Graphic Designers and Art Directors are essential to building believable worlds for both scripted and unscripted content. We had the opportunity to sit down with alumni and graphic designer, Christy Gray (MFA Production Design ’11) to discuss her experiences in the entertainment industry. Gray was the Graphic Designer on Free Guy, Ant-Man & The Wasp,


Sharing Korean Cinema Across the World

May 19, 2022 by | Faculty Spotlight

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Dodge College is proud to celebrate our very own Dr. Nam Lee. Hailing from Seoul, Korea, Dr. Lee is an associate professor at Dodge College with expertise in Film Studies, Korean Cinema, Asian Cinema, Women’s Filmmaking, and Transitional Cinema. As a teacher of film studies,


Chapman's NSAC Team Headed to Finals

May 18, 2022 by | Kudos!

Congratulations to Chapman University’s own National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team, which is headed to Nashville, Tennessee this summer to compete at the final stage of the competition! The National Student Advertising Competition is the country’s premier college advertising competition that provides more than 2,000 college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising,


Class of '22 Graduates Who Have Secured Post-Grad Work

May 12, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Sony Pictures Entertainment   Grace Halter B.A. Screenwriting and B.A. Business Administration What position will you hold there? I am an Administrative Assistant to the EVP of Global Digital Marketing and Analytics and the SVP of Global Digital Marketing in the Digital Marketing Department at SPE. What are you most excited about? I am most


A Conversation with Pam & Tommy's Assistant Art Director

April 26, 2022 by | Alumni

The new hit show Pam & Tommy starring Lily James and Sebastian Stan has swept the internet by storm. The drama miniseries tells the story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s honeymoon sex tape being stolen and leaked to the public. The story, coming from mid-90s Hollywood – full of nightclubs, Malibu mansions, beaches, and


Behind the Scenes on Pretty Boy

April 19, 2022 by | Beyond Dodge

This January, a group of Dodge student filmmakers transformed a 90-acre ranch into a world of witches, magic, and more in the making of the independent feature film Pretty Boy. Led by co-writers and directors Skylar Schanen, a junior screenwriting major, and Camryn Tynan, a junior television writing and production major, a crew of 25


Practical Advice for Writing Coverage and Succeeding at Your Internship

April 4, 2022 by | Events

On March 5th and 6th, Alexandra Bowen, who works at The Kennedy/Marshall Company, taught a Career Center workshop on the basics of development internships and everything you need to know to write stand-out coverage. Alexandra is a member of the Producers Guild Association, and her credits include Finding Oscar (executive produced by Steven Spielberg), Laurel


Life as an Editor on Ted Lasso

March 15, 2022 by | Alumni

Since graduating from Dodge College’s Film Production program in 2007, Melissa McCoy has gone on to work on TV shows like CSI, Grace and Frankie, Life Sentence, and most recently, as an Editor on Ted Lasso. Editors are responsible for putting together the final image that viewers see on screen. However, comedy show Editors, like

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