Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University

Orange, CA
Recognized as one of the top ten film schools in the world and ranked #7 by The Hollywood Reporter 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 that are 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.

Projects We're Supporting

Dirt Pilot

Los Angeles, California Series
Crime, Drama

When a Native girl is found, another goes missing. While police are caught up in jurisdicition, it falls to her older sister to find her.

90%

This project got the green light!

Full Moon

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, Horror

Amy, a self-proclaimed witch, invites her friends over for a full moon ritual to bring more magic into their lives.

86%

This project got the green light!

Julie Wants a Girlfriend

Orange, California Short
Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ

Julie, a young blossoming queer, needs to convince her commitment-shy hookup buddy Austen to be her girlfriend.

84%

This project got the green light!

Gun To The Heart

Orange, California Short
Drama, Thriller

What would you do if there was a gun staring you right in the face?

83%

This project got the green light!

FRUIT.

Orange, California Short
Horror, Thriller

In a desperate attempt to revitalize her dying vineyard, an elderly widow sets out to sacrifice a young couple in a pagan blood ritual.

112%

This project got the green light!

The MisEducation of Bindu

Indianapolis, Indiana Feature
Comedy, Drama

Thrust into American public school by her mother’s new marriage, a wide-eyed Indian teen teams up with a band geek to survive.

104%

This project got the green light!

Amal

Orange, California Short
Drama

When a young Syrian refugee living in America witnesses her mother being discriminated against, she begins to question her cultural identity

80%

This project got the green light!

VOXGIRL

Orange, California Short
Thriller, Music

A former kids’ TV actor who has garnered an unwanted cult following looks to reinvent herself and legitimize her music career.

113%

This project got the green light!

Brutal Affairs

Corona, California Short
Drama

An actor is hired by a woman to pretend to be her boyfriend at her boss' retirement party, but his actual girlfriend is catering the event.

79%

This project got the green light!

RIVER

Orange, California Short
Drama, LGBTQ

River is a film about how gender defines our world . Our main character River must choose between conforming to society or co

92%

This project got the green light!

Going Mental

Orange, California Short
Drama, Musical

Two students find the right way to fit in while dealing with social anxiety and depression, connecting through a band they both listen to.

100%

This project got the green light!

Annabelle Crane

Orange, California Short
Drama, Mystery

The story of a novelist who searches for inspiration at a writer's retreat, only to run into the workings of her own mind.

102%

This project got the green light!

Bald Eagle - A Chapman Thesis Film

Orange, California Short
Drama

Ben, a recent high school graduate, reconciles with his family history and the adult he is becoming with the help of his grandpa, Goomps.

81%

This project got the green light!

Six Minutes - Short Film

Orange, California Short
Drama, Sport

In the competitive world of high school wrestling, the struggle to live up to expectations can cause people to go to extreme lengths.

112%

This project got the green light!

Mother Of The Year

Orange, California Short
Comedy

Sam, loving mother of two, is a hot mess. When she disappoints those who matter most, Grandma Liz shares her secret to motherhood - cocaine.

80%

This project got the green light!

Intrepid

Orange, California Short
Adventure, Fantasy

An overly ambitious witch named Hazel attempts to steal Merlin's book of spells from her school's library.

100%

This project got the green light!

Broad Strokes

Orange, California Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

As young filmmakers, we aim to tell stories full of energy, grounded in familiar emotion, and relevant to a 21st century audience.

108%

This project got the green light!

Where You Burn It

Orange, California Short
Drama, Romance

An aspiring photographer must decide between pursuing his dream of going to California or staying to fix his deteriorating relationship.

83%

This project got the green light!

Many Faces

Orange, California Short
Drama, Thriller

A daughter sets out to find the truths of her mother’s past and re-establish their relationship broken by her mother’s time spent in an asyl

80%

This project got the green light!

The Eleventh

Orange, California Short
Drama, Family

The events of September 11th through the limited perspective of a nine-year-old child.

100%

This project got the green light!

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