Michael Eaton, M.F.A.

Professor of Film Studies/Film Production

Office Phone: (951) 552-8789
E-mail: meaton@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 357
Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday by Appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.F.A. Visual Art Azusa Pacific University 2012
B.A. English/French Whitworth University 1987
  • Additional Education

    Act One Writing Program, Hollywood, CA, 2003
    Art Center College of Design, Film Production, Pasadena, CA, 1989

  • Courses Taught

    Film Directing, Basic Production, Cinematography, Basic Screenwriting, Writing Short Screenplays, Writing Adapted Screenplays, Film and Sound, Film as Visual Art, Cinematic Storytelling, Visual Storytelling, Intermediate Production, International Documentary, Advanced Cinematography for Commercials, Introduction to Video Production

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Film Production, Film Studies, Photography, Visual Art

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Adjunct Professor of Film, Chapman University, Orange, CA, 2008-2013
    Adjunct Professor of Film, California State University Fullerton, 2010-2013
    Adjunct Professor of Film, Brooks Institute, Ventura, CA, 2010

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Eaton, Michael, dir. Let Justice Roll On: The Life and Legacy of John M. Perkins. Seattle Pacific University, 2011. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, cine. A Woman For Our Time: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. Tau Cross Books and Media, 2011. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, co-dir. The Case For Christ: The Movie. Lionsgate Films, 2007. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, co-dir. Soul Searching: A Movie About Teenagers and God. Randolph Productions, 2007. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, assoc. prod. Unlocking The Mystery of Life. Illustra Media, 2001. Documentary

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Member of Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Volunteer media production for Faith in Christ Ministries, Pasadena Christian School and Reach Global

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Camping, gardening, raising chickens, running, traveling with my wife Holli, our daughter Esmée, and our dog Millie.

  • Personal Philosophy

    "Those in whom the Spirit comes to live are God's new Temple. They are, individually and corporately, places where heaven and earth meet." - N.T. Wright, Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense

    "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." - Matthew 22:37 (NIV)