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Alumni Spotlight: Derek Helwig ’05 Faculty Edition

April 3, 2018 by | Alumni

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.

Dodge Hosts Directing/Acting Workshop for Aspiring Chinese Filmmakers

January 23, 2018 by Ian Cabrera | Beyond Dodge

“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

Austin Film Festival: Screenwriting, Short Films, BBQ, and Dodge

October 31, 2016 by Kevin Harman | Beyond Dodge

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

Chapman Students Travel to Busan

December 11, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

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,

In Your Words: Dodge College at Sundance 2014

January 31, 2014 by | Alumni

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. 

Spend InterTerm Traveling the World

October 22, 2013 by | Travel Courses

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

2012 Burkina Faso Screening

September 4, 2012 by | Beyond Dodge

< ?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.

Dodge College Film “Shoot The Moon” at Stony Brook Film Fest

August 14, 2012 by | Kudos!

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]

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