• 3D (embodied) projection mapping and sensing bodies : a study in interactive dance performance 

    Beira, Joao Filipe; 0000-0002-7452-4478
    This dissertation identifies the synergies between physical and virtual environments when designing for immersive experiences in interactive dance performances. The integration of virtual information in physical space is ...
  • 501(c)Social video series : social media best practices for nonprofits in the digital age 

    Cool, Bailey Anne (2012-12)
    This video series and report act as an educational tool to help small to mid-sized nonprofits use social media in the most beneficial way for their organization, by offering advice and tactics based on actual stories from ...
  • 8.BIT.BROS 

    Salinas, Rogelio Manuel (2011-08)
    The following report describes the pre-production, production, and post-production of the short film, 8.BIT.BROS, designed from its inception to fully exploit the years-developed, cumulative and varied skills of its director. ...
  • Abu Ghraib and torture porn cinema : how the Saw, Hostel, and I Spit on Your Grave series manifested social fears of torture following the release of the Abu Ghraib photographs 

    Rico, Andrew Ryan (2015-05)
    This qualitative study examines how the 'torture porn' film franchises Saw (2004-2010), Hostel (2006, 2007), and I Spit on Your Grave (2010, 2013) manifested societal fears of torture following the release of the Abu Ghraib ...
  • Acquiring knowledge of digital video manipulation techniques and its effect on the perceived credibility of television news 

    Stavchansky, Arie L., 1977- (2007-12)
    The present research study investigated the perceived credibility of television news in relationship to the acquisition of knowledge of digital video compositing techniques. An experiment was carried out to verify if ...
  • Active citizen participation online : a typology for evaluating online civic participation projects 

    Hennigan, Sean Christopher (2011-12)
    Communications scholars recognize two related trends in twenty-first century politics: the rise of information and communications technologies promising major changes in civic participation and a growing disconnection ...
  • Admen and the shaping of American commercial broadcasting, 1926-50 

    Meyers, Cynthia Barbara (2005)
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 of radio,
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  • The advertising construction of identity in Lebanese television 

    Nasr, Assem (2010-08)
    The Middle East saw much social change in recent tumultuous decades. On one hand, some communities embraced Westernness as part of the inevitable path to development and modernization. On the other hand, there were communities ...
  • Agents of change : Enlightened, HBO and the crisis of brand identity in the post-network era 

    Swords, Collins David (2014-05)
    As a result of changing cultural, economic and technological factors, television always exists in a perpetual state of transformation. The fragmentation of the mass audience and the disintegration of the network oligarchy ...
  • The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema : cultivating the cult experience 

    De Ville, Donna, 1969- (2007-05)
    Creating a cinematic spectacle, an event that goes beyond the mere screening of a film to include audience participation and exhibitionism, is one of the ways the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin, Texas, has chosen to ...
  • Alice 

    Zhuang, Qian (2015-12)
    This Master’s Report chronicles the process of inception, pre-production, production and post-production for Alice, a thesis film made as part of the MFA in Film Production at The University of Texas at Austin’s RTF Program, ...
  • All the world's a soundstage : investigating metacinema 

    Gregory, Nathan Harlow (2016-05)
    This thesis begins work towards a complete understanding of narrative metacinema by categorizing films that qualify as metacinema and analyzing some sample films. The categories are parody, films about stories or storytelling, ...
  • All-around 

    Martinez, Tony Joe, III (2016-08-11)
    This report summarizes the development, production, and post-production process of the short documentary ALL-AROUND. Shot in 2014 and finished in 2016, the film was produced as my Graduate Thesis Film in the Department of ...
  • Alternative Pedagogy : the One Room Schoolhouse and the Trojan Experiment 

    Younse, Dustin Seth (2012-05)
    “We are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated hybrids of machine and organism; in short, we are cyborgs.” -- Donna Haraway, A Manifesto for Cyborgs As we stand beyond the brink of the 21st Century, we are outside of ...
  • An analysis of the creative process 

    Chou, Jessica Lynn (2015-08)
    The following report examines an individual writer's steps towards completing a polished screenplay, from inception of the idea to the revision of a complete draft.
  • Arvind 

    Roberts, Evan (Film director) (2014-05)
    This report will summarize the process of developing, producing and finishing the short documentary film ARVIND. Shot on HD video in Austin, TX from May 2012 to March 2014, the film was produced as my Graduate Thesis Film ...
  • Asking for it : girls' sexual subjectivity in contemporary U.S. cinema 

    Blue, Morgan Genevieve (2007-05)
    How might American narrative cinema shift from oppressive objectification to positive, healthy female sexual subjectivities in films addressing and depicting adolescent girls? As more women make films both within the ...
  • Assimilation, social network sites and Asian stereotype : understanding Chinese-American teenagers in Austin 

    Huang, Gejun (2014-08)
    Given the increasing number of younger immigrants from China, we have noticed diversified performances of Chinese-American teenagers based on the age they come to the U.S. This thesis thus examines three specific ...
  • Audiences, Intertextuality and New Media Literacy 

    Tyner, Kathleen (2009-03)
    This article explores intertextuality as a technique that can be used to bridge old and new media literacies for teachers and students who hope to move beyond the textbook model of instruction into a world of online ...
  • Auto X 

    Werner, Tomasz Pawel (2011-08)
    The following report describes the pre-production, production, and post-production of my short-narrative thesis film. Auto X is a short fiction film about the ramblings, arguments, and strange encounters in a day in the ...