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Variety Declares Alumnus Justin Simien A “Director to Watch”

December 11, 2013 by | Alumni

Continuing the successes we’ve written about in the past, alumnus Justin Simien has received a broader kind of acclaim for his recent film, Dear White People. Simien has been recognized at festivals across the country, for his unique brand of scathing wit, a trend that surely suggests even bigger things are on the horizon.  Most

Film School of the Future: Dodge College Dean Bassett designs media program from the ground up

September 10, 2013 by | Press Releases

Over the past three decades, as the founding dean of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman U., Bob Bassett has continually pushed to innovate ways of giving students practical, hands-on experience, and to provide a curriculum largely unconstrained by more rigid, traditional ideas. Dean Bassett is Variety’s “Media Mentor of the Year”!

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