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Alumna Film: WHEN JEFF TRIED TO SAVE THE WORLD Kendall Goldberg's (BFA/FP ’17) Feature Directorial Debut Now Available for Pre-Order

December 3, 2018 by | Alumni

Kendall Goldberg’s (BFA/FP ’17) feature directorial debut, WHEN JEFF TRIED TO SAVE THE WORLD starring Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Jim O’Heir (Parks & Recreation), is now available for pre-order on iTunes. It will also be available to purchase and/or rent on Amazon Video, Google Play, VUDU, Redbox on Demand, FandangoNOW, Microsoft Movies &TV and PlayStation on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Alumnus Directs Original Pilot for PlayStation Orthus

September 21, 2018 by | Alumni

For the third installment of Chapman University alumni directing for PlayStation Emerging Filmmaker Program we have Taylor Maxwell (MFA/DR ’13). “It was a rollercoaster,” says Taylor about the experience, and adds that, “it was really exciting.” Taylor shares that he had been let down in the past, having been so close to shooting on a

Alumna Directs Original Pilot for PlayStation Two Roads

September 20, 2018 by | Alumni

Ashton Avila completed her MFA in 2017 and through a series of fortunate events was hired for the PlayStation Emerging Filmmakers program to direct a pilot show, Two Roads. Avila made sure to network at her previous employments and through a relationship was contacted for an opening for director. Over the next two weeks her

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

September 14, 2018 by | Alumni

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

Debut Feature Film for Director Carlos Lopez-Estrada ’12

July 26, 2018 by | Kudos!

I had the pleasure of watching Blindspotting (2018) at The Landmark in LA on Friday July 20th. As many other publications have said, it is a very timely piece. Unfortunately, as Daveed Diggs said in a post movie Q&A, “It’s nice to have a film that’s relevant, but like, it would’ve been cool if it was

Chapman Filmed Entertainment in Production on Next Feature

July 24, 2018 by | CFE

Production is in full swing on Chapman Filmed Entertainment‘s (CFE) next feature, Static, written by CD Carpenter and directed by Chapman alumna Miriam Anwari (MFA/FP ’17). The film focuses on Adrian, a young female radio host whose interview for her college radio station goes viral when she uncovers the dark secret of an up and coming musician. Production began on July

Friday Focus: Alumni

June 29, 2018 by | Kudos!

Makena Costlow (BFA/FP ’17) has been with The Third Floor as an assistant editor since November. The Third Floor is a pre-visualization company that has worked on Star Wars and most Marvel movies among many other features, games, and theme park attraction. Marisol Diaz (BA/SW ’16) & Hadley Dion (BFA/FP ’16) have co-written and are