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Women of Chapman Support Students of Dodge 2018 Endowed Student Filmmaker Award

May 31, 2018 by | Events

This year’s Women of Chapman recipients have been chosen with funds provided to students producing their thesis films for the 2018-2019 academic year. Funding is generously provided by The Women of Chapman Student Filmmaker Endowment, which has awarded nearly $300,000 to Dodge College students since being established in 2012. Adrienne Brandes, chair of the student film

Alex Italics: Getting your work seen—in festivals and online

May 28, 2018 by | Opportunities

The Slamdance Film Festival premiere of Order of the Orchid in Park City, Utah, marked a high watermark of sorts for Alex Italics (MFA/FP ’18). Programmed in the Anarchy Short films category as one of only 10 screened, the seven-minute, sci-fi fantasy, features an elderly woman confronted by a mysterious man who brings her to another

Faculty Spotlight: John Chichester, Production Design Creating the World Inhabited By Actors on Screen

May 9, 2018 by | Faculty Spotlight

Responsible for creating the physical space and visual look of a film, a production designer is tasked with creating the world inhabited by actors on screen. These worlds are on display this week at the 2018 Production Design Showcase, organized by Professor John Chichester. Graduating seniors, as well as first and second-year graduate students, are

Thesis Spotlight: Meraki Marries Visual Effects and Animation to Tell a Warrior's Story

May 8, 2018 by | Animation/Visual Effects

Blending stop motion, Taylor Johnston’s (BFA/DA ’18) area of expertise, and the computer graphic prowess of Austin Piko (BFA/DA ’18), the team behind Meraki are making the only stop-motion animation thesis film to come from Dodge College this year. The team is excited to bring the magic of three-dimensional animation to audiences with this film. Magic

COMMUNITY VOICES Documentary Screening and Filmmaker Q&A – May 3

April 18, 2018 by | Events

Join us Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the Folino Theater for Community Voices, a documentary film program. Community Voices links Chapman University documentary film students with Orange-County based organizations. Each semester, groups of students produce short character-driven portrait films that highlight causes the partner organizations aim to serve. The films are then used in the outreach

‘Package’ Animated Film – Done on a Dell

March 22, 2018 by | Animation/Visual Effects

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has teamed up with Dell to explore and deliver a collaborative project, created on the Dell Precision 5720 AiO, testing its true limits. The spot was co-created by students Luke Snedecor (BFA/DA ’19) and Kyle Harrington (BFA/IMDC ’19). “We asked ourselves how would experiencing a narrative story

Thesis Spotlight: Calamity Falls

March 19, 2018 by | Film Production

Sound Stage B was recently home to the senior thesis film, Calamity Falls, written and directed by Hadley Hillel (BFA/FP ’18). This film is a fantasy drama about a young girl coping with the recent loss of her parents. This production used the largest backdrop seen by Dodge College. The backdrop, depicting a hillside overlooking the ocean,

Be a Kid with Purpose – PR Students Support the Community

March 15, 2018 by Dodge Staff | Public Relations & Advertising

Every year, Chapman University participates in the PRSSA Bateman Competition. This year, Bateman Competition partnered with With Purpose, an organization dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer regarding lack of research and treatments. I was given the amazing opportunity of being on one of two teams this year. With this campaign, we wanted to bring

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