Featured Image: Filming in Peruvian Andes for YouTube Red series, “Ultimate Expedition” Four years ago we caught up with Derek Helwig (BFA/FP ’05) and his experiences since graduating. Now we have the pleasure of welcoming him to the Chapman family as a professor for the newly created course, DOC 116, Introduction to Television Production: Location.
“Acting is important in animation,” Liu Chen said to Professor Ivar Brogger when asked about why she was visiting Dodge College. Chen, along with fellow student contest winners from China, spent the week attending workshops where they learned the process of becoming an actor from Professor Kelly Galindo, as well as the basics of being
The Austin Film Festival takes place every year in mid-October with a strong focus on screenwriting and emphasizing storytelling with screenings, panels, and workshops – so it’s no surprise that Dodge had no less than 3 short films and one feature script finalist in this year’s event! As I got to the main hub of
Each year for the past few years, Chapman students have traveled with Professor Nam Lee to the Busan International Film Festival to get a taste of Asian cinema and culture. There, they see the works of Korean masters like Park Chan-Wook and Bong Joon-Ho, as well as films from China and other parts of Asia,
On Friday, March 7, twenty Digital Arts students from Dodge College met some of the industry’s most influential artists during a field trip to PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS and Visual effects house Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) , both in the Bay area. Both companies seldom host student tours, so the visits were a
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.
Professor Pete Weitzner recently shared some great photos from trips his Broadcast Journalism students have taken in and around LA TV production hot spots. Visits to LA newsrooms and network-TV shows are a mainstay of the broadcast-journalism program. This fall ChapTown’s future newsies were in control rooms and on set at HBO’s Real Time with
Looking for something to do over InterTerm break? Experience London and Paris in film, explore the streets of Old Havana, escape behind the scenes on the set of Saturday Night Live. With so many opportunities for adventure this January, which journey will you choose? But hurry, deposits are due Thursday, October 31. FTV 389: Cross-Cultural
Please join us on Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Folino Theater for a screening of The Red Envelope, a short film created by Dodge College students last summer on the Hengdian World Studios backlot in China.
Open to all, this course travels to Iceland for a 12-day journey into the heart of one of the world’s most culturally rich and geologically diverse countries.
< ?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?> This summer, students travelled to Burkina Faso, Africa, as part of our international filmmaking program. Next Thursday, September 13th, the students will screen their films in the Folino Theater.
More film festival successes for Alexandar Gaeta’s undergraduate thesis film, Shoot The Moon, recently admitted to the prestigious Stony Brook Film Festival in New York. Our own Film Coordinator Derek Horne, mastermind behind much of Chapman’s successful film festival campaign, was invited by the film’s creatives to attend the event. [-JP]