The Cinema & New Media Arts program at Houston Baptist University provides a challenging creative environment for students to develop their artistic abilities and prepare for work in the rapidly expanding worlds of film, media, and the web.
The Cinema & New Media Arts program at Houston Baptist University provides a challenging creative environment for students to develop their artistic abilities and prepare for work in film, media, and the web. Explore our site to learn more about our educational opportunities, read featured articles from our faculty and partners, search our archive of resources for filmmakers, and connect with us on Facebook.
September 19, 2015 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Los Angeles-based filmmaker and media producer Wes Halula joined us for this hands-on production experience, giving many of our students their first taste of a working film set.
August 1, 2015 | Cinema & New Media Arts
This summer, we've purchased some exciting new gear for our students to learn with! We now have a RED Scarlet camera that can shoot up to 5K RAW video and a DJI Ronin stabilized gimbal system. We also have new lights, tripods and jib arms, and a new computer lab in the UAC!
July 19, 2015 | Cinema & New Media Arts
This weekend, Cinema & New Media Arts program director Joshua Sikora was interviewed for the Ministry of Cinema‘s upcoming film, The Prequels Strike Back — a feature-length documentary exploring the artistry and innovation in George …
July 6, 2015 | Elisha Bonnette
One of the most common descriptions applied to Terrence Malick’s films is that they are beautiful, and with good reason. His strict adherence to a set of dogma-inspired rules for cinematography shines through in his later films, while his attention to nature lays a peaceful groundwork for all of his films...
June 25, 2015 | Charissa Fenton
From Darth Vader’s infamous line “I am your father” to the dynamic interplay of Indiana Jones and Henry Jones Sr., father-son relationships have played an integral part in George Lucas’ most famous films. “Almost all of our films are about fathers and sons,” Lucas once commented, referring also to the works of his longtime friend and collaborator...
June 23, 2015 | Mary Kate Reynolds
I think that Terrence Malick understands art as a kind of discipline, and one place where he shows what art should do is by showing discipline with the wrong objectives. In The Tree of Life
, there is a difficult scene where the dad gets angry at his sons at the dinner table, seemingly for being disrespectful...