Dedication to my craft began in State College, Pennsylvania where I graduated with a B.A. in Media Studies from Penn State University. Links to my academic research can be found below.
As part of my senior year research paper, I wrote an essay exploring George A. Romero as an auteur and how films like Dawn of the Dead and Night of the Living Dead presented cultural relevance to the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Brian DePalma and Stylized Violence
In an academic research paper I analyzed the work of influential filmmaker, Brian DePalma. His use of dramatic and unrealistic violence “Stylized Violence” represent him as one of the greatest to use this technique.
Does Marketing Strategy determine Box Office Outcome?
As part of a group project we explored how a film’s marketing strategy may influence it’s revenue and performance in the box office.