We’re thrilled to announce that Brian Robau’s short It’s Just a Gun is an official selection for the 44th Annual Telluride Film Festival’s Student Prints Program, sponsored by Arri and curated by Oscar®-nominated writer/director Gregory Nava. No stranger to success, the film took home the silver medal in the narrative category at The Academy’s 43rd Annual Student Academy Awards
Daniel Drummond’s A FOREMAN has advanced to the Finalist stage of the Student Academy Awards! In 2015, Daniel became the first Chapman student to win a Student Academy Award for his short film CHIAROSCURO . Ceylan Carhoglu & Nicole Jordan-Webber’s GARDENERS OF THE FOREST has been selected to be featured in the prestigious The Wrap’s Online ShortList
For 2016, the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and the U.S. China Film and Television Industry Expo will be partnering up on their Film Competition portion of the event. Dodge College, the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and California State University, Northridge will exclusively be competing in the UCFTI Film Competition where filmmakers
EDITOR’S NOTE: Kc Wayland, our Digital Applications Specialist here at Dodge College, recently went to SXSW to participate on a panel, and came back with some great tips for those of you who may be thinking about going next year. A few weeks ago, I was invited as a guest speaker for SXSW 2015
Several Dodge College alumni and students were at the Tribeca Film Festival this year which was held in New York City from April 17 – 27. Many of them were there because they had worked on the new Joss Whedon film In Your Eyes, which was having its World Premiere at the festival. Maileen Williams
After winning the award for Breakthrough Talent award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, writer/director Justin Simien’05, continues to garner rave reviews, along with festival screenings and successes, with his feature film Dear White People. The film was recently acquired by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions and is scheduled to screen at MOMA’S New Directors/New Films
Hello Chapman Community! Chapman Alumni director/screenwriter Ramone Menon’10 and cinematographer David Libertella’s’10 feature film The Black Tape will be screening in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Indie Film Festival on Sunday, March 16 2014 at 8:00 p.m. A Home Made Murder Film SYNOPSIS An intruder breaks into the home of
Ben Mullinkosson (BFA/Film Prod. ’13) and Kristelle Laroche (BFA/TBJ. ’14) are skating their way to festival success with their short documentary film The Pink Helmet Posse, which debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival next month. Made as part of Dodge College’s Project W: Stories of Women Creating Change documentary program which creates female-empowering films, The
Into the Silent Sea (written and directed by Andrej Landin BFA/Film Prod. ‘13) won Best Student Film last week at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival in California.
Chapman University film students dominated Sundance this year, raking in awards, critical acclaim, and enough learning experiences to last a lifetime. Split across two sessions, to accommodate more students overall and tailor the experience for their discipline, our travelling Interterm class “Structure/Function Film Festival Sundance” brought two dozen students to the internationally renowned festival.