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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Year Degree Awarded
Month Degree Awarded
animation, computer graphics, computer animation, directing, collaborative instruction
This document chronicles the ongoing production of the computer-animated short film Tower 37. It begins with a close examination of the film itself, emphasizing the visual storytelling components that were the core of my MFA work (particularly character performance, camera, and editing). This is followed by a thorough discussion of the mechanism of producing the film: a sequence of experimental courses I have created and taught at Hampshire College over the past two years. The document then discusses my approach to the craft of directing before concluding with evaluative comments and a look ahead.
u1_03 color script image (digital painting)
u2_01_colorScript.jpg (251 kB)
u2_01 color script image (digital painting)
u3_04_colorScript.jpg (212 kB)
u3_04 color script image (digital painting)
u4_01_colorScript.jpg (578 kB)
u4_01 color script image (digital painting)
u5_03_colorScript.jpg (160 kB)
u5_03 color script image (digital painting)
u5_07_colorScript.jpg (573 kB)
u5_07 color script image (digital painting)
u6_12_colorScript.jpg (209 kB)
u6_12 color script image (digital painting)
u7_23_colorScript.jpg (296 kB)
u7_23 color script image (digital painting)
UPRISING_MFA_for_upload_to_umass.mov (44563 kB)
MFA screener of Tower 37, 43.5 Mb QuickTime (H.264 compression)