New Media & Critical Studies
Critical Study Presentation & Essay
“In Media Res”
During school I was fascinated by Dudley Andrew’s take on adaptation theory. Disney remakes were taking a beating, and admittedly I did not like the live remake of The Jungle Book the first time I watched it. However, after looking for improvements made to the original story, I realized that there was much more that could be gained from remakes than just a scheme to play off of people’s nostalgia.
Interactive web experience
For a new media class, my friend MarKaye and I created a series of pages that would give users an experience with a mental disorder. Using pop ups, music, and other media to recreate intrusive thoughts, the user can be immersed in a medium that mimics the ADHD mind.
Room for Me
360° video – Thriller
Dir. MarKaye Hassan
Working on Room for Me was a wild ride. This was the first 360° video that had ever been made at BYU, so everyone from the director to camera team to editorial was working in new territory. As post-supervisor I was in charge of ensuring that our schedule met the tight requirements of the program (Six-Week Cinema) while also assisting the editor, colorist, and audio techs in navigating this new medium.