Key Teaching Staff
Martha CoolidgeSchool: Chapman University / Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Field of Teaching: Directing
Website Reference: http://www.chapman.edu/our-faculty/martha-coolidge
Major Achievements: THE GLADES Episode 406 "Glade-iators" Release date July 1, 2013. Director of largest episode to date. Procedural crime comedy for A&E. When the VP of a local bank is found dead in the vault, Jim discovers she leads a double life. Shot in Florida. Read More...
THE CULT, episode 6, THE GOOD FIGHT. A mystery horror show about a cult TV Show with a murdering cult following. Aired March 29, 2013. Skye collapses the morning after the “Cult” fan party, suffering a serious reaction to the drug she was slipped. The doctors urge Jeff to locate a sample of the drug so they can find a way to reverse its effects in order to save Skye’s life. This episode takes place primarily in Skye's mind. Read More...
KILLER WOMEN, TV series ABC, episode 103, WARRIOR, Director. Shot fall 2013, aired 1/21/14. Of all the notorious lawmen who have ever patrolled the Texas frontier, none are more storied than the Texas Rangers. Molly Parker is the only female ranger in this elite squad (Tricia Helfer). and she's committed to finding the truth and seeing justice served. A veteran missing the adrenaline rush she experienced during war decides to become a modern-day Robin Hood, endangering many and herself. Shot in Santa Fe New Mexico. Took a Chapman student as my assistant. Read More...
THE NIGHT SHIFT TV series NBC. episode 107, BLOOD BROTHERS. Director. shot fall 2013 aired 7/8/14. The hard-working, hard-playing staff of San Antonio Memorial Hospital's night shift work the emergency room and see the toughest, strangest and most demanding cases: a nonstop parade of Texans in need of immediate medical attention. Rescuing a pilot from a small plane crash causes TC to begin a series of flashbacks to Afghanistan combat where his brother was killed, and sets in motion a hostage situation as the ER putting his, Topher and Jordan's lives at stake. Shot in Santa Fe New Mexico. Read More...
New York Times Opinion Pages - ROOM FOR DEBATE - Making Love in the Movies - my article, "Put More Women Behind The C
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GEECT Conference TEACHING DOCUMENTARY - 2 - ZeLIG, Bolzano, Italy (26-29 April 2018) - INVITATION
The International Journal of Film and Media Arts Volume: 2, 2017
The International Journal of Film and Media Arts Volume: 2,
THE CILECT PRIZE is the first ever award bestowed to a stude