Film and Media Arts
Advisor and Coordinator of Communication Studies major
Areas of Expertise
Professor Carr's expertise include, broadcast production and programming, writing for theater and film and documentary filmmaking.
Post-WWII American Cold War cinema, with emphasis on narrative and genre studies, and Post-WWII American social and cultural movements and its representation through film and television.
Professional and Creative Work
Professor Carr first started working in broadcasting at age 19. His professional credits include KABC in Los Angeles, where he produced live news, sports and public affairs programming. Sample credits include "Sports Talk", "The Michael Jackson Show", "Open Mind", "The Ray Briem Show" and "Dodger Talk". Other credits include news director, announcer and host. His documentaries have screened internationally.
Professor Carr is presently investigating "New Media" and its potential in documenting communities through the use of Podcasting and other wireless technologies, and critical approaches to the role of the internet in shaping our ideological and political perceptions. He also writes on the role of media in crisis communication.
- MFA, School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles
- B.A., Department of Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles