- Arts and Entertainment
Every story has a beginning, and for many aspiring students of film and digital media, the journey starts when they enter the classrooms of the Castellaw Communications Center.
Each professor has his specialty; for senior lecturer Brian Elliott, it is television and screenwriting. Elliott said his desire is to guide those who are trying to achieve their dreams of making it in the entertainment industry.
Dr. Corey Carbonara, a professor in the film and digital media department, has been a professor at Baylor for 30 years. He has contributed much to Baylor’s film department along with other film professors.
Carbonara sat down in an interview to talk about his time here, some of the research he has worked with and what he talks with his students about in the classroom.
Each spring semester, selected students spend countless days creating films of all types that are shown at The Black Glasses Film Festival.
While film and digital media majors primarily enter in this festival, all students are allowed to submit their own films.
This year, the event will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Jones Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.
Fox is denying a report that “American Idol” considered coaxing “Jenny From the Block” to make a U-turn on the “American Idol” judging street.
A story from The Hollywood Reporter said a dip in ratings had producers scrambling to find a solution to bail out the long-running singing competition series: swapping Mariah Carey for former “Idol” judge Jennifer Lopez came to mind. A scheme that apparently was halted when Mariah Carey threatened legal action.
Clue: A Baylor student flew to Los Angeles for a game show. Answer: What is “Jeopardy’s” College Championship?
Plano senior Taylor Roth appeared on the game show “Jeopardy” Monday and Tuesday, competing against 15 students from different universities across the country for the grand prize of $100,000 and a spot on “Jeopardy’s “Tournament of Champions show.
Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.
Times Square is crawling with entrepreneurs who dress up as pop-culture characters and try to make a few bucks posing for photos with visitors to the big city. But some of these characters are unlike anything you’ve seen on “Sesame Street” or at Disney World.
Baylor has another claim to fame after Monday night’s blind audition episode of “The Voice.”
Lorena sophomore Holly Tucker has come a long way from performing at such venues as the local farmer’s market to wowing the thousands that tuned in to watch NBC’s “The Voice” with her performance. Tucker is currently in Los Angeles, Calif., preparing for the next stage of the competition.
Queen Elizabeth II needed no convincing to appear in a James Bond-themed skit during the opening ceremony of the London Olympics — in fact, she volunteered, according to the show’s director.
Director Danny Boyle says he had initially thought a lookalike — possibly actress Helen Mirren — would play the role of Elizabeth alongside Bond actor Daniel Craig.
Lindsay Lohan isn’t headed back to jail — but she won’t be free to party for a while either.
The troubled 26-year-old actress accepted a plea deal on Monday in a misdemeanor car crash case that includes 90 days in a locked-down rehabilitation facility that she won’t be able to leave.
At the 85th Oscar Academy Awards last week, there were a number of movies nominated for Best Picture. Some of these movies however, had much more in common than a nomination for Best Picture.