In the grand tradition of dishing about the entertainment industry, Chapman Magazine presents a new column – Chapman in Hollywood.
Instead of gossip, we share stories of success highlighting the work of alumni and students from Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, College of Performing Arts and other schools and colleges at Chapman.
Justin Simien ’05, ‘Bad Hair’ Have Their Day
More ‘Wild’ Adventures for Ariel Tweto ’12
For Ariel Tweto ’12, also a Dodge graduate, multiple projects are in the works, springing from the wilds of her native Alaska. “Into America’s Wild” was scheduled to premiere in IMAX theatres in February, while a Fox animated series “The Great North” is also on tap.
Leah McKendrick ’08 Dives Into ‘Ivy’
Triple-threat artist Leah McKendrick ’08 is moving forward with multiple projects. In May, the writer-director-actor released her short film “Pamela & Ivy,” which delves into the shadowy backstory of DC villain Poison Ivy. The trailer and 16-minute film are available on YouTube.
Survivor to Hunter for Zack Schor ’09
Zack Schor ’09 lost 35 pounds and learned to speak Polish for his role in “Hunters,” now airing on
For Graham Sibley ’00, It’s a Time to Write
For actor Graham Sibley ’00, the coronavirus downtime has allowed him to work on a stage play about painter Mark Rothko (Sibley is a painter himself) and flesh out a screenplay he’s developing with his wife.