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Dodge to London to Paris; Back Again

January 31, 2018 by | Travel Courses

“What did you do over the break?” “Nothing, you?” “I saw the actual sets of the Harry Potter movies, touched 100-year-old costumes, and ate escargot.” Over Winter Break a group of students took part in the expansive Film Capitals of the World: London and Paris lead by Professor David Kost. This course offered students the

Tom McLoughlin: The Man Behind the Best Friday the 13th Film

January 24, 2017 by | Academics

Halloween may be long gone, but horror is alive and well in Roy Finch’s Modern Horror Workshop, one of the many interterm classes here at Dodge College. Throughout this four-week course, Finch has asked his students many questions, including why do such films invoke sensations of fear, dread, and more in audiences? Why do audiences

Check Out These Fantastic Interterm 2017 Courses!

November 7, 2016 by | Academics

Looking for a good way to spend your interterm? Why not take one of these awesome classes that Dodge College is offering! FTV 329/529: Audio Drama Production Explore the art and craft of writing, directing, editing, and sound designing audio-only dramas in this unique workshop. Instructor Kc Wayland has produced podcasts with over 50 million

Interterm Classes Dig Into Off-Beat Topics

April 18, 2016 by | Academics

During the last interterm (which seems like ages ago now!), we had some incredible classes that really showed off the diversity of topics taught here at Dodge College. Here are some brief bits from some of them, since summer sessions are around the corner, and some of these off-beat topics may come up again! BRINGING

Interterm Takes Students To London and Paris

January 22, 2016 by | Academics

This interterm, Professor David Kost’s class Film Capitals of the World has taken students to  London and Paris. While in some of the most wonderful places in the world, they’re not only seeing the sights, but also learning a lot. As part of the class, students are required to keep journals of their vast

Need Something To Do This Summer?

May 18, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

So finals week is here, and the summer is almost upon us. After another successful semester of getting your learning on, you’re looking forward to three whole months of relaxing. Or are you? Are you like me, one of those people who can’t sit still for more than five minutes, and need something to do?

Interterm Disney Class Takes a Look at the Company’s History

February 16, 2015 by | Academics

Aside from film and television, another one of my biggest passions is Disney. Specifically, Disney history; from the company itself, to the films (both animated and live-action), and to the Parks. I just can’t get enough. When I heard that there was going to be a class here at Dodge during the Winter Interterm, I

Students Have Fun & Learn at Sundance

February 2, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

During the interterm, some of our students had the unique opportunity to visit the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. For about a week, they were able to experience this prestigious festival, and get a taste of what industry life is like. Kendall Goldberg (BFA/Film Production ’17) wrote a bullet pointed journal of

Pilots Shot During Interterm Are on the Road to Success!

January 29, 2015 by | Academics

Over on the Chapman Happenings blog, Dawn Bonker visited the set of “Calculations,” one of the two pilots the students filmed over the interterm here at Dodge College. From the post: Two pilot scripts are pitched, written and polished during spring and fall. But come January nearly 100 students come together to film them start

Dodge College is Ready to Take On Sundance

January 13, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

We are just little less than a week away from the start of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and I couldn’t be more excited! Last year was an amazing year for Dodge College alumni at Sundance and Slamdance, and I am looking forward this year being no different. At Sundance, Erika Cohn (BFA/Film Production ’05)

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