The issue of identity has the power to not only influence art but our professional aspirations as well. Graduate producing student Akemi Okamura was able to explore her identity as a female filmmaker – and her passion for development – through her summer internship with Denise Di Novi Pictures. How did you find your internship?
Earlier this month, Alumni Paulina Lagudi ‘14 and Cooper Ulrich ‘14 returned to Chapman University to talk about their experience making an indie film, Mail Order Monster, and the mistakes you can avoid in the process. Top Ten Takeaways Get started on marketing early: You have to build your marketing plan into your business plan. Create your business plan and budget
Recently, Nick Walker (BFA/FP ’18) worked as a Film Intern with Alcon Entertainment. Below he answers questions about his experience. DODGE: How did you find your internship? NICK: I found the internship through Barbara Doyle, who heads up the College to Career initiative here at Dodge. Barbara helped me clean up my resume and cover letter
Walking onto the set of the graduate thesis production Bombay Theater and the Magical Sitar there is a silent tension in the air. Cast and crew are pooled around an island of light where soft voices can be heard discussing an upcoming scene. After an intensive shooting schedule, the team is tired but excited to wrap production
I am excited to announce that we are making some changes to our B.F.A. Film Production application for applicants applying in Fall 2018! We have had our “self-introductory” video prompt for many years, so our faculty admission committee felt it was time to update our requirements to make sure we are getting the material that
Space is often considered the final frontier. But once mankind has conquered that, what comes next? Well, if science fiction is any indication, the advent of artificial intelligence would be the next thing we are aiming to master. But here on a Dodge sound stage, there is a currently filming thesis project that is
Space exploration may be challenging for some folks, but Dodge College students have already been to Mars. Well, Red Rock Canyon State Park actually stood in for Mars, but it was still pretty close! I recently spoke to the production team behind Icarus , an upcoming thesis film, to learn more about their
When you think of epic, sprawling space films about intergalactic wars, one tends to imagine a massive, multi-million dollar price tag to go along with it. However, some students here at Dodge are doing their own take on this type of film, making it look like what you’d see on the big screen, but for
Every year around this time, the Production Design students take over the lobby of Marion Knott Studios to show off the amazing things they’ve worked on over the year. The display showcases concept drawings, previsualization sketches, architectural blue prints, and models of various sets that the students created. When making a film or show, production
Congrats to Professor Harry Ufland, recently interviewed about his international teaching efforts in connection with Dodge College by Australia’s premiere film magazine, FILMINK.