18 posts tagged

film school


Dodge Students Contribute to Upcoming Streaming Platform, Quibi

July 12, 2019 by | Uncategorized

You’ve probably heard of Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s latest venture, Quibi, by now. Quibi (a portmanteau of “quick bites”), set to launch in April 2020, will house serialized scripted and unscripted content as well as news and sports. “It will release fresh excerpts of content daily, to be watched during pockets of free time

Dodge Students Present at Prestigious National Research Conferences

June 7, 2019 by | Film Studies

Over the years, Dodge student films have received wide recognition–screening at hundreds of film festivals internationally and winning awards ranging from the Student Academy Awards to the College Television Awards. Dodge students not only excel in film production, however, they have proven success on the academic side of film as well. Dodge Students Present at

The Caucus Foundation Awards Grants to Chapman Filmmakers

July 21, 2017 by | Kudos!

From the Editor: This spring, The Caucus for Producers, Writers, Directors awarded three of five grants to Chapman filmmakers: Amanda Renee Knox’17 (dir. Night Call) and Paul Mowry’17 (writ./dir. Marty and Stacy’s Pixelated Dream Show) received grants on behalf of the Annenberg Foundation, and Ashton Avila’17 (writ./dir. I Got You Babe) received one of The Caucus Foundation

Producing a Film School – Part 2

March 6, 2017 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

Last week, we looked at the initial steps of what it takes to create a film school. Now, we continue with part two of how Dodge College came to be. Big ideas Over the years, big ideas drove the vision for what became Dodge College. Some of those ideas came from Bassett’s experience as a

Producing a Film School – Part 1

February 27, 2017 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

Bob Bassett, founding Dean of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, has often said that building a film school is like producing a film. It requires vision, leadership, a coherent narrative, careful pre-production and production, fund-raising and marketing. Or, as journalist Terence Loose once wrote in an interview with Bassett in Coast Magazine, “Creating

3 Chapman Films Win Sedona Int’l Film Festival Awards

March 13, 2014 by | Kudos!

3 Chapman student films won awards at the Sedona International Film Festival in Arizona: Blue (Katelyn Bianchini ‘12, Rena Cheng ‘12, Asia Lancaster ‘12) won Director’s Choice Award for Best Animated Short Film, Grounded (Monica Stefanelli ‘13) won Audience Choice Award for Best Animated Short Film, Into the Silent Sea (Andrej Landin ‘13) won both

Updated Faculty and Staff Office Locations: Gothic Moon

October 15, 2013 by | News

Dodge College continues to grow adding new programs, accomplished faculty and unparalleled opportunities for our students. To accommodate our evolution,  we have recently expanded our operations into the Gothic Moon building, located at 535 W. Palm Avenue,  across the train tracks from Marion Knott Studios. As a result, some of our faculty and staff have

Check Out “Light Me Up” from FirstCut 2012

August 28, 2013 by | Animation/Visual Effects

With First Cut 2013 coming up in just a few short weeks, we’re unveiling our slate of films from 2012’s First Cut Showcase online, for the first time! Check out this adorable, hillarious short from the 2012 digital arts program: First Cut 2013 – Light Me Up Don’t forget, if you’re a student, you’re encouraged

New Video From First Cut 2012: “Amos”

August 19, 2013 by | Film Production

With First Cut 2013 coming up in just a few short weeks, we’re unveiling our slate of films from 2012’s First Cut Showcase online, for the first time! First Cut 2012 – Amos After a robbery goes horribly wrong, a young gangster seeks refuge from a rival gang on a university campus, where he meets

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