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Students Demo Oculus Rift VR System

May 2, 2015 |

We’re always looking forward to what opportunities technology will unlock for the next generation of storytellers and artists. This last week, our Cinema & New Media Arts students tried out HBU’s new Oculus Rift VR system …

Professor TenNapel’s “VeggieTales in the House” Premieres!

November 26, 2014 |

Check out the brand-new VeggieTales TV show, “VeggieTales In the House” developed and executive produced by our very own Cinema & New Media Arts professor, Doug TenNapel — it premieres on Netflix today!

http://www.netflix.com/WiMovie/80011539

Professor TenNapel …

CNMA Director Launches New Series

September 20, 2013 |

In addition to heading up the Cinema & New Media Arts program at HBU, Joshua Sikora also runs an independent film company, New Renaissance Pictures, which has been the driving force behind a number of cutting …

Graphic Novelist Doug TenNapel Joins Faculty

July 11, 2013 |

Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel joins HBU faculty

Houston, TX — Noted animator, game designer, and graphic novelist Doug TenNapel is the newest addition to Houston Baptist University’s Cinema & New Media Arts program. For nearly …

Why Now Is Different Than Before

April 10, 2013 |

“To me, the great hope is that now these little 8mm video recorders and stuff will come out and some people who normally wouldn’t make movies will be making them and suddenly one day, some little …

Video Games Open Friday at MOMA

March 6, 2013 |

Brian Crecente at Polygon writes,

“Video games invade the Museum of Modern Art in New York City this year, sharing space with the likes of Andy Warhol’s Tomato Soup Cans, Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night and …

Netflix and User Data

February 18, 2013 |

Andrew Leonard, How Netflix is Turning Viewers Into Puppets

For years Netflix has been analyzing what we watched last night to suggest movies or TV shows that we might like to watch tomorrow. Now it …

Breakthrough Year for Online Movies

February 12, 2013 |

Dan Cryan: Breakthrough Year for Online Movies

Signaling the beginning of the end for physical media, Americans will likely spend more on legal, Internet-delivered movies than they spend on DVDs and Blu-ray Discs for the first …

From YouTube to Super Bowl

February 4, 2013 |

Interestingly, the most popular commercial of yesterday’s Super Bowl was based on a YouTube video from 2011.

According to Slate.com,

“…in 2011, Farms.com made a YouTube video that you can see above. It reached