Trips Only at Dodge

Story by Caitlin Manocchio

Dodge students travel in style. There are many awesome opportunities for students to attend film festivals and film their latest project in the U.S. and around the world.

FTV 361I-01/561I-01 Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival in Bologna, Italy

This is an upper division film studies and global course offered to all Dodge majors. In Bologna students attend the Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival and get a behind the scenes look of the archive and restoration process. This course is offered every summer, June 24-July 5, and is taught by Professor Emily Carman.

DA 245 Influence of French Animation in Annecy, France

This is the first year Professor Bill Kroyer is offering a summer travel course in France for digital arts majors. Students will attend the Festival International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy and learn about the history of French animation. Students will also travel to Paris for tours of museums, schools, and studios. This course will take place from June 5-June 21.

FTV 361 Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah

Dodge students of all majors apply to attend the most popular film festival in the United States. Students attend film premieres and panels with the most successful talent in the industry in picturesque Park City. There are two Sundance class offered the first week and second week of the festival at the end of January.

FTV 353 Film Capitals of the World, Varies

Students travel to the hottest film capitals in the world. In 2015 students travelled to New York to attend industry professional panels, alumni dinners, and behind the scenes tours. Every year the location changes, but is held the last two weeks of interterm. Who knows what location is in store for next year.

FS 443 Korea Advanced Topics in Asian Cinema Busan, Korea

Film studies majors and minors enrolled in this class will attend the Busan International Film Festival during the first week of October. Students are able to develop a deeper appreciation for Asian cinema and get a flavor of the Asian culture.