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Alex Italics: Getting your work seen—in festivals and online

May 28, 2018 by | Opportunities

The Slamdance Film Festival premiere of Order of the Orchid in Park City, Utah, marked a high watermark of sorts for Alex Italics (MFA/FP ’18). Programmed in the Anarchy Short films category as one of only 10 screened, the seven-minute, sci-fi fantasy, features an elderly woman confronted by a mysterious man who brings her to another

DIY Filmmaking Essentials from the Experts Peter Baxter, Slamdance Film Festival

May 23, 2018 by | Guests

Peter Baxter cares about filmmakers, and with a do it yourself spirit he and his colleagues at Slamdance developed a workshop for students interested in careers as independent filmmakers. With 25 years of experience programming film festivals, Baxter, Slamdance’s co-founder, and president, offered his wisdom to the students of Dodge College this spring. Consider these

Slamdance Film Festival Workshop with President Peter Baxter

April 25, 2018 by | Guests

Friday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the Cloobeck Screening Room, DMAC, Peter Baxter, Co-Founder and President of Slamdance Film Festival, will present a workshop to students. This workshop is based on the experiences of Slamdance alumni who have built sustainable careers through DIY filmmaking. It’s the core curriculum for Slamdance Polytechnic and provides a real-world

Second Year in a Row Students win at CAS

February 26, 2018 by | Festival Report

Xiang “Lisa” Li (MFA.FP ’17) has taken home the Student Recognition Award at the 54th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards, a tribute to the effort for those who worked on the film. She was presented with the award and a check for $2500 at the CAS ceremony this past weekend. Student Recognition Award is enthusiastically supported by

First Major Feature Wins at Slamdance

February 9, 2018 by | Alumni

Two years ago alum Trevor Stevens (BFA.FP ’15) and team set out to make their first feature film, one that suited their off the wall sensibility while also poking fun at popular film tropes. Rock Steady Row was that film and had its world premiere at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival. “We didn’t make this

11 Easy Tips for Getting Into a Film Festival

February 5, 2018 by | Beyond Dodge

2018 has seen great success by Dodge College alum. For graduating students with thesis films premiering this May who are interested in entering film festivals, here are tips to join the ranks of successful projects: Keep it short – Think: the longer it is the better it has to be. Also, a shorter film will have

Fall Film Festival Kudos

October 16, 2017 by Kevin Harman | Kudos!

Tom Teller’s ICARUS will be playing the 2nd Annual Dead in Decatur Film Festival from October 13th-15th (http://deadindecatur.com/), 17th Annual Trieste Science+Fiction Festival in Italy from October 31st-November 5th (http://www.sciencefictionfestival.org/), the 5th Annual Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival in New York from November 3rd-12th (http://buffalodreamsfilmfest.com/), the 14th Annual Les Utopiales in France from November 1st-6th