Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University
Projects We're Supporting
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.
Amy, a self-proclaimed witch, invites her friends over for a full moon ritual to bring more magic into their lives.
Julie Wants a Girlfriend
Julie, a young blossoming queer, needs to convince her commitment-shy hookup buddy Austen to be her girlfriend.
Gun To The Heart
What would you do if there was a gun staring you right in the face?
In a desperate attempt to revitalize her dying vineyard, an elderly widow sets out to sacrifice a young couple in a pagan blood ritual.
The MisEducation of Bindu
Thrust into American public school by her mother’s new marriage, a wide-eyed Indian teen teams up with a band geek to survive.
When a young Syrian refugee living in America witnesses her mother being discriminated against, she begins to question her cultural identity
A former kids’ TV actor who has garnered an unwanted cult following looks to reinvent herself and legitimize her music career.
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.
River is a film about how gender defines our world . Our main character River must choose between conforming to society or co
Two students find the right way to fit in while dealing with social anxiety and depression, connecting through a band they both listen to.
The story of a novelist who searches for inspiration at a writer's retreat, only to run into the workings of her own mind.
Bald Eagle - A Chapman Thesis Film
Ben, a recent high school graduate, reconciles with his family history and the adult he is becoming with the help of his grandpa, Goomps.
Six Minutes - Short Film
In the competitive world of high school wrestling, the struggle to live up to expectations can cause people to go to extreme lengths.
Mother Of The Year
Sam, loving mother of two, is a hot mess. When she disappoints those who matter most, Grandma Liz shares her secret to motherhood - cocaine.
An overly ambitious witch named Hazel attempts to steal Merlin's book of spells from her school's library.
As young filmmakers, we aim to tell stories full of energy, grounded in familiar emotion, and relevant to a 21st century audience.
Where You Burn It
An aspiring photographer must decide between pursuing his dream of going to California or staying to fix his deteriorating relationship.
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
The events of September 11th through the limited perspective of a nine-year-old child.