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New Orleans Quickly Becoming Hollywood South

March 19, 2015 by | Alumni

Movies don’t all get made in Hollywood. In fact, there are many areas of the country that set up their own little versions of Tinsel Town. For example, New Orleans is quickly becoming known as “Hollywood South,” with many productions setting up shop down there. And Dodge Alumni Zoey Gordon (BFA/Film Production ’10) and Eileen

Alumni Spotlight – Shana Wilensky

October 9, 2014 by | Alumni

Shana Wilensky, M.F.A. Screenwriting ‘12 Current Occupation: Participant in Interterm TV Pilot Class What was your most memorable moment while at Dodge College? Why? My most memorable moment was arriving on set the first day shooting the pilot. We began before the sun came up, practicing a fight scene with our stunt co-coordinator in a

Alumni Spotlight – Rebecca Kirsch

April 9, 2014 by | Alumni

Rebecca Kirsch, B.A. Screenwriting ‘05 Current Occupation: Television writer for NBC’s “Dracula” What is a typical day like for you at your job? As part of a television Writers’ Room, my colleagues and I develop the storylines and thematic arcs for each episode of a show and the series as a whole.  We craft emotional

Alumni Spotlight – Derek Helwig

February 9, 2014 by | Alumni

Derek Helwig, B.F.A. Film Production ‘05 Current Occupation: Producer on The Amazing Race What was your most memorable moment while at Dodge College? The general experience of being a film student is unique. I remember shooting my roommate Mark Marquez’ production film in our apartment. On one weekend our entire living room was filled with

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