Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has hired six industry veterans to join the faculty for the fall 2015 semester. Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences president Cheryl…
A slick but ultimately underwhelming psycho chiller in which a younger man stalks the older serial killer whose evasion of justice scarred the former's life.
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…
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Former Warner Bros. marketing vet Dawn Taubin has been named chief marketing officer of DreamWorks Animation, just days after Anne Globe left the toon studio this week. In the post, Taubin will head…
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For the past two semesters, I have been teaching a graduate film studies course at Dodge College. The truth is, no one learned more from the experience than I did.
Maintaining a strong acquistions pace, Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Clio Barnard's “The Selfish Giant,” following its world premiere in the Directors Fortnight at Cannes. It…
A rarely explored sociopolitical context that bristles with racial tension lends raw vitality to coming-of-ager "Shopping," a rough-hewn but confident first feature from New Zealand duo Mark Albiston…
Films created by UCLA, AFI, NYU and Columbia U. students featured prominently in the DGA'S 2012 Student Film Awards for African American, Asian, Latino and women directors.
Paramount has acquired Clark Baker's sci-fi/horror short film "Vessel" and tapped genre scribe Stephen Susco ("The Grudge") to write the feature version, which will be directed by Baker.
Top world's film festivals are pop-up microcosms of the film business: Places where, in an intense time frame, art and commerce mix. For university film programs, they are also an ideal teachable…