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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

Alumna Directs Original Pilot for PlayStation The Many Lives of Ayn Winters

September 14, 2018 by | Alumni

Sarah Wilson Thacker (MFA/DR ’13) and Jamie Clevenger (MFA/FTP ’12) directed and produced, respectively, The Many Lives of Ayn Winters pilot for PlayStation’s Emerging Filmmakers Program. The program called for original stories through a competition with creators, and once five ideas were selected, Sarah was hired on to develop the screenplay. Sarah was the first

An Evening with Netflix CCO Ted Sarandos

September 29, 2017 by Meg Greene | News

Netflix can make any kind of content, and does so with purpose. With a healthy mix of cerebral dramas and stress-free comedies, it seeks to make and license shows for everybody and every mood they are in. There are shows that are for children and shows that cater to a senior demographic. “We don’t want

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

Dodge College explores the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB)

May 22, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Last month, members of the Dodge College community descended on Las Vegas for the annual National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB). With nearly 1,000,000 net-square-feet in exhibit space and over 1,700 exhibiting companies to explore, NAB is “the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology.” For Dodge students the annual

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