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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

Community Voices Documentary Film Screening

May 2, 2017 by | Events

Please join us for our Community Voices Documentary Film Screening on Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios. A Q&A with the filmmakers and a reception to follow. Seating is first come. Community Voices is a social issue documentary film program that links Chapman University documentary film students with Orange-County

In Malawi: Coming face-to-face with the stories behind the news

December 13, 2016 by | Travel Courses

Students traveling to Malawi this summer as part of Dodge College’s Destination: Africa documentary program experienced basic challenges—such as learning how to conduct an interview through a translator—and deeper, more significant challenges such as trying to understand why superstition drives some people to murder others to collect their body parts for “good luck.” Their experiences

Bologna is Full of Film History

September 2, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

Every summer, our students have the amazing opportunity to visit amazing places as part of our travel courses. For the last few years, Dr. Emily Carman has taken a select group of students to Il Cinema Ritrovato, a fantastic, outdoor film festival in Bologna, Italy. The festival, which is organized every summer by the

Seoul Arts Student Exchange Offers Amazing Opportunities

July 12, 2016 by | Academics

Dodge College often gives its students the opportunity to travel the world, to see exotic places, and to capture it all within their film lens. However, there are plenty of times that we also play host to students from all over the globe, to learn about how films are made here. The last two weeks

Networking In New York

May 20, 2016 by Meagan O'Shea | Beyond Dodge

Now in its fifth year, Professor Pete Weitzner’s Networking in New York and D.C. course connects students interested in a broadcast journalism/producing-for-the-news career with top-level alums working for all the major networks. This year’s excursion saw the addition of four new experiences: The Wendy Williams Show , The Nightly Show , ESPN, and a tour

Aloha From Outside Hollywood: Hawai’i!

January 28, 2016 by | Academics

It’s not every day you get to visit Hawai’i. It’s not every day that you get to visit Hawai’i as part of your education, either! But, students in Kiki Terasaki’s Outside Hollywood: Hawai’i interterm class got to experience just that! Aside from enjoying the gorgeous weather and surfing in the Pacific, the students were

The Value of Education – Destination Laos

September 1, 2015 by Bryce Cyrier | Beyond Dodge

EDITOR’S NOTE: When I was looking for students to write about their experiences abroad this summer, one name kept coming up over and over again, from students who took the class to Associate Dean Michael Kowalski. “You have to get Bryce,” they all said. “He is a great story teller, and write something great!”

Film Capitals of the World: New York

March 2, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Dodge College offers a lot of amazing interterm courses! This time around, Thomas Garber (BFA/Film Production ’15) tells us about his experience in the Big Apple for Professor David Kost’s Film Capitals of the World – New York course. Fitting a

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

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