• Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut

Dodge College of Film & Media Arts

Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut

» Premiering the storytellers of tomorrow

Dodge College's annual Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut Screenings promote the top student films from the previous year as determined by a panel of distinguished alumni and industry representatives. This year, the show will screen in the following cities - Los Angeles, Orange, New York and Seattle. 

By attending this event you will enjoy:

  • Access to admission representatives
  • Networking with attending industry and faculty guests
  • Connecting with alumni, current and prospective students

Admission to these events is complimentary with registration. 

Films screenings are made possible in part through a grant awarded by the Leo Freedman Foundation. Dodge College thanks the foundation for its continued support of our student filmmakers. 


+ - About the Films

The following films will premiere in the 2017 First Cut Showcase:

Good Boy by Rachel Beltran and Nicole Myers 

Dempsey the Diabetic Superhero by Greyson Horst, Rocky Pajarito, Kendall Goldberg, and Caroline Roffe 

Night Call by Amanda Renee Knox 

Gloria Talks Funny by Kendall Goldberg 

A Foreman by Daniel Drummond

The Quiet Room by Sam Wineman

+ - 2017 Events

Registration is open for all First Cut events. Please select a city below for more information:

Los Angeles Event
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6 p.m.
DGA Theatre Complex

Orange Event
Friday, October 6, 2017
7 p.m.
Folino Theater, Dodge College

New York Event
5 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Cinepolis, Chelsea

Seattle Event
Saturday, October 14, 2017
3 p.m.
SIFF Cinema Uptown

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