Dodge College

Recognized as one of the top ten film schools in the world and ranked #4 by The Wrap among American film schools, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees that address the rapidly changing entertainment business, so you learn not only how to tell a story, but what it takes to pitch, produce, finance, market and distribute the stories you want to tell. Our state-of-the-art facilities open to you 24/7, coupled with our award-winning faculty, many of who still work in the industry, inspire our hands-on, collaborative learning environment. As a student at Dodge College, you’ll connect with the industry via guest lectures, special events, career panels, resident filmmakers, and Chapman Filmed Entertainment, our in-house production company. 

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    Top 10 Film School

    Dodge College is recognized as one of the top ten film schools in the world and ranked #6 by The Hollywood Reporter among American film schools.

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    From Classroom to Career

    Students are encouraged to find their own voice and develop their expertise and understanding of storytelling in a hands on, collaborative environment. The skills garnered at Dodge College serves students throughout the program and professional area - from classroom to career. 

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    Film as a Global Language

    Dodge College students use the world as their classroom and participate in countless travel opportunities including cross-cultural filmmaking with the Seoul Institute of the Arts and Dongseo University in Korea and the Taipei National University of the Arts in Taiwan.

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    An Emphasis on the 'Business of the Business'

    Connecting with professionals in the industry is an integral part of the student experience at Dodge College. We offer numerous opportunities throughout the year to meet and speak with industry professionals, many of whom graduated from Chapman, so you can network and learn how the business works from the inside out.

Stephen Galloway new Dean of Dodge College

Stephen Galloway Named Dean of Chapman University Dodge College

Chapman University announced today that Stephen Galloway will be joining Chapman University on March 30 as the Twyla Reed Martin Dean of Film and Media Arts at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.

What's life like as a student at Dodge College?

Dodge College is proud that when our students graduate, they stay connected and collaborate as professionals. One example of this continued camaraderie is Replay Collective, a video marketing agency specializing in engagement-driven content targeted for the millennial generation. Replay Collective was founded by Chapman students and got its start by utilizing our LaunchLabs.

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