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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)

Interterm Projects: TV Faculty on New Pilots “Perceptors” and “Sharp Left Turn”

February 18, 2014 by | TV Writing / Production

This past Interterm semester saw all kinds of exciting productions, from the Dodge College sound stages, to local “on location” films and TV pilots, to international destinations from London to Korea. Today, I have some updates from the Television faculty on their teams’ projects, small changes to the program, and some history of how successful

Digital Techniques Interterm Classes

February 5, 2014 by | Beyond Dodge

While many of our classes presented during Interterm boast an opportunity to study a subject away from campus, there are numerous courses taken by students wishing to gain some technical experience that aren’t as flashy as our international travel courses.  Yet, the unique combination of small class sizes, longer class periods, and focused study entice

In Your Words: Dodge College at Sundance 2014

January 31, 2014 by | Alumni

Chapman University film students dominated Sundance this year, raking in awards, critical acclaim, and enough learning experiences to last a lifetime. Split across two sessions, to accommodate more students overall and tailor the experience for their discipline, our travelling Interterm class “Structure/Function Film Festival Sundance” brought two dozen students to the internationally renowned festival. 

A Slice of Life in Action Films: Learning Safe Swordplay in “Essentials of Stunts and Special Effects”

January 29, 2014 by | Film Production

Students participating in the Interterm course “Essentials of Stunts and Special Effects” got an exhilarating treat last week! After an intensive month of near-daily meetings, lectures, demonstrations, and projects, the students in Professor Andy Lane’s Stunt class were given the chance to experience a Dodge College first: actual (sharp!) sword fighting, right in the Cinematography

Interterm Robot Attack! Student Transformers in the Folino

January 17, 2014 by | Home

Last week, I had the exciting chance to see our brand-new motion capture suits transform a living, breathing Dodge College student into a robot.  A big robot.  It was only the second day of their Interterm boot camp, “Motion Capture Fundamentals, Techniques, and Practical Exercises,” and yet I don’t think anyone in the

Dates & Deadlines You Need to Know for Interterm and Graduation

January 7, 2014 by | Programs

Haven’t nailed down your plans for January yet?  No problem, you’re in the right place.  And for those of you on the final stretch towards your degree, a reminder about a very important deadline rapidly approaching on January 15.  Read on for all the critical info! Interterm Please take note of the following academic deadlines:

We’re back, and ready for an exciting Interterm 2014!

January 3, 2014 by | Home

For those of you still plucking the tinsel out of your hair, or – like me – still trying to get your holiday shopping done before it gets too far into 2014, Chapman University’s January “Interterm” semester is here right in time collect your wits, refresh your perspective, and rejuvenate those creative juices. Here’s

2014 Interterm Film Division Courses

November 8, 2013 by | Programs

Interested in taking a class during Interterm? Take a look at some of the exciting courses our film division is planning to offer this coming semester. Registration begins Sunday, November 10. Location Filmmaking: FTV-271-04/ FTV-371-04/ FTV-571-04 Instructor: Roy Finch Course Meets:  Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We are happy to announce the

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