The process of getting a novel to the screen is often a long one. It often takes years for the right people to come along and make it happen, let along pull it off. However, it’s not often you hear about the other way around, with a script making its way into novel form. However,
While recently going through some of the latest news of what our alumni have been up to, I came across the names Andy Knauer (MFA/Screenwriting ’06) and Arthur Pielli (MFA/Screenwriting ’06). They were recently featured as the inaugural interview in Script Magazine’s new series “Writers On Breaking In.” Both Knauer and Pielli have been keeping
I love LOST. It’s seriously my favorite TV show of all time. Hands down. So, of course, when I heard that David Fury, writer/producer extraordinaire, would be a guest for Ross Brown’s New Era of Television (TWP-510-01), I absolutely made myself available to hear him chat with the class. And the fact that he was
“Just sit your ass down in a chair and hope your head gets the message.” – Larry Gelbart (on how to start writing) Generally the response to the question, “who’s your favorite screenwriter?” is a resounding…. “Ummmm….” My hope is that When the Page Was Blank, the new blog I am overseeing, can harness the
Writing a book isn’t easy. It’s a long, arduous process that can also be creatively satisfying once you reach your end goal. On top of that, not only do you have to write it, but once it’s done, you’ll want to get it out into the world for others to enjoy as well. And so
NOTE: DODGE COLLEGE NO LONGER OFFERS THIS CLASS. HOWEVER, WE HAVE LEFT THIS BLOG POST HERE SO YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THE THINGS WE HAVE OFFERED IN THE PAST. Dodge College is proud to offer the Professional Certificate Program in Screenwriting for the 2014-2015 academic year. Not only is it a great course,
Grilled cheese. Pork Belly. Mango Salsa. Lava Cake. Are we hungry yet? Last night’s screening of Chef delivered pangs of hunger accentuated by decadent shots of cuisine, perfectly selected musical tracks, and a script full of heart, humility, and humor. There’s no denying that the film is fabulous (you should all run out and see
Dodge College invites Chapman students, faculty and staff for an exclusive pre-release screening of Breathe In (dir. Drake Doremus), two weeks before it opens in theaters, on Thursday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Folino Theater. Screenwriter and Chapman alumnus Ben York Jones (BFA/FP ’06) will participate in a Q&A following the film. Breathe In
If you’re a TV writer with an offbeat sense of humor and a love of working around children, the Nickelodeon Writing Program could be a great opportunity to get your name out into a niche industry. And what better time is there to brainstorm new projects, than January’s more laid-back academic schedule? The Program offers
Summer is just around the corner, and we’re offering plenty of opportunities for students to work hard but still have time to play hard.
< ?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?> Dodge College students are invited to attend a pre-release screening of “Mental” this Wednesday – catch the film in Marion Knott Studios before it hits theaters!
Dodge College alum, and screenwriter of The Last Stand, Andy Knauer was recently interviewed by CHUD (Cinematic Happenings Under Development). The conversation wanders through the screenwriting process for a big-budget Hollywood flick, and takes some hilarious turns along the way.