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An Evening with Film Composer J.A.C. Redford

November 11, 2015 |

On November 9, we were honored to host film composer and orchestrator J.A.C. Redford (Bridge of Spies, Saving Mr. Banks, Wall•E, Newsies) for a thoughtful discussion about film music, art, and …

RED Camera Training Day

October 1, 2015 | Thanks to Nick Watkins of Red Digital Cinema Camera Company for spending time training our CNMA students on how to use our new RED Scarlet camera — it was a blast!

Intro to Production On-Set Experience

September 19, 2015 | 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.

Communications Career Fair

September 17, 2015 | Thanks to HBU's Career & Calling Center, we had a fantastic Fine Arts & Communication Career Fair this week, featuring representatives from major media companies across Houston.

New CNMA Degrees Now Available

August 28, 2015 | We're very excited to announce two new Cinema & New Media Arts degrees, just approved by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. Beginning this fall, we are pleased to offer a new streamlined BA in Mass Media Arts and a comprehensive new BFA in Cinematic Arts, both building off of the dynamic CNMA curriculum that our students have enjoyed over the last two years.

CNMA Program Adds New Gear

August 1, 2015 | 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!

Sikora Interviewed for Documentary

July 19, 2015 |

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 …

New Mass Media Offerings with Dr. Halliday

July 10, 2015 |

Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Halliday will be joining the School of Fine Arts this fall as an Associate Professor of Mass Media Arts. Dr. Halliday has more than thirty years …

Cinema of Malick: Capturing Augustinian Beauty

July 6, 2015 | 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...

Films of Lucas: Redemption of the Father

June 25, 2015 | 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...