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television

  

Alumnus Directs Original Pilot for PlayStation Orthus

September 21, 2018 by | Alumni

For the third installment of Chapman University alumni directing for PlayStation Emerging Filmmaker Program we have Taylor Maxwell (MFA/DR ’13). “It was a rollercoaster,” says Taylor about the experience, and adds that, “it was really exciting.” Taylor shares that he had been let down in the past, having been so close to shooting on a

Alumna Directs Original Pilot for PlayStation Two Roads

September 20, 2018 by | Alumni

Ashton Avila completed her MFA in 2017 and through a series of fortunate events was hired for the PlayStation Emerging Filmmakers program to direct a pilot show, Two Roads. Avila made sure to network at her previous employments and through a relationship was contacted for an opening for director. Over the next two weeks her

Duffer Brothers Netflix Hit STRANGER THINGS Takes Home Five Creative Arts Emmys

September 11, 2017 by | News

A note from the editor: Chapman University invites you to join us as we honor the Duffer Brothers at Chapman Celebrates, a song-and-dance stage show produced by Chapman University students and faculty, on Friday, November 3. Festivities include a gala, alumni reception, and a Master Class with the Duffers themselves. Tickets and information available here.  The Netflix

Alumni Spotlight – Brian Ducoffe (BA/Screenwriting ’13)

August 4, 2017 by | Alumni

Every so often, we’ll be spotlighting alumni and what they are up to these days. These Q&A sessions will give you a bit of insight into where the world has taken them since graduation. This week, the spotlight is on Brian Ducoffe (BA/Screenwriting ’13), who went from majoring in screenwriting to creating commercials for Detroit’s

Congrats to our 2017 College Television Awards Winners!

May 25, 2017 by | Kudos!

We are pleased to announce that three Dodge College projects took home Student Emmy’s at the 38th Annual College Television Awards ceremony held on May 24 at the Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center: CHILDREN’S PROGRAM Rebecca Prolman (BFA/Creative Producing ’16) and Camille Houphouet-Boigny (BFA/Creative Producing ’16) A Taylor Story COMMERCIAL Noah Rashba

2017 Television Pilots Dodge College Presents: 'Washed Up' & 'Veil'

May 11, 2017 by | Events

From the page to the screen and everything in-between, Prime Time Production is more than just an interterm class; it’s an opportunity for students to get an immersive, hands-on experience working on full length television pilots. Each year, two original pilot scripts are chosen and paired with student producers to help bring the stories to

Paying it Forward in the Arena with Al Raitt’10

April 12, 2017 by | Alumni Spotlight

Al Raitt, BFA/TBJ ’10, puts in hours of work before the puck ever hits the ice. But when it does, Raitt and the five current Chapman students he’s hired are ready — to capture key plays, highlight crowd craziness, and help the Ontario Reign, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, create

Alum Rebecca Kirsch Talks About Writing For TV

July 21, 2015 by Brian Hamiliton | Alumni

When alumnus Rebecca Kirsch (BA/ Film and Television ’05) came to campus a few weeks ago to talk with students in Jim Macak’s Seminar in TV Writing class, I was reminded of an article Matthew Weiner ( Mad Men ) wrote about artists who ‘hide their brushstrokes.’ “It’s easy to look at a finished

Women in Focus 2015 A Huge Success

April 24, 2015 by | Events

Last Friday, students, faculty, guests, panelists and friends gathered in the Folino Theater for the 16th Annual Women in Focus conference, where Dodge College hosted a panel of the most prominent women in the television industry participating in an open discussion with students and the community regarding their personal experiences. The event kicked off

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