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 through Friday 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, Film Production I, Film Production II, Cinematography, Basic Screenwriting, Writing Short Screenplays, Writing Adapted Screenplays, Film and Sound, Film as Visual Art, Cinematic Storytelling, Capstone.

  • 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, CA, 2010-2013
    Adjunct Professor of Film, Brooks Institute, Ventura, CA, 2010

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    PARTIAL FILMOGRAPHY
    Eaton, Michael, Screenwriter. Eye Of Providence, 2020. Screenplay.
    Eaton, Michael, Director/Cinematographer. Avenger of Blood: The Soghomon Tehlirian Story, Tales of Truth, 2020. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, Director/Cinematographer. Twelve Million Steps, 2017. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, Director/Cinematographer. Let Justice Roll On: The Life and Legacy of John M. Perkins. Seattle Pacific University, 2011. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, Cinematographer. A Woman For Our Time: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. Tau Cross Books and Media, 2011. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, Co-Director. The Case For Christ: The Movie. Lionsgate Films, 2007. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, Co-Director. Soul Searching: A Movie About Teenagers and God. Revelation Studios, 2007. Documentary.
    Eaton, Michael, Associate Producer. Unlocking The Mystery of Life. Illustra Media, 2001. Documentary

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Member of Grace Pasadena Church.

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Volunteer media production for Grace Pasadena, Faith in Christ Ministries, Pasadena Christian School and Reach Global: Evangelical Free Church of America. Referee for AYSO Youth Soccer.

  • 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)