13 posts tagged

film production

  

The Biggest Downfalls for Indie Filmmakers and How to Avoid Them Presented by Chapman Alumni Paulina Lagudi ‘14 and Cooper Ulrich ‘14

November 19, 2018 by | Guests

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

Thesis Spotlight: Bombay Theater and the Magical Sitar

February 26, 2018 by | Screenings

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

New Changes Coming to the Undergrad Film Production Application

May 31, 2017 by | Admissions

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

Dodge Students Find Life on Mars with ICARUS

February 8, 2016 by | Academics

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

CRONUS is Pushing Boundaries of Student Films

December 2, 2015 by | Academics

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

Production Design Showcase Wows Us Again

May 13, 2015 by | Events

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

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