This project started out for me in a very different place than it ended, but I think that was for the better. I started with a passage from Gertrude Stein’s book “Tender Buttons”:

“in the evening, there is feeling. In feeling, anything is resting, in feeling anything is mounting, in…

This project took on several different lives for me, as far as the process of change that occurred between initial iteration, storyboarding, filming, and final editing (and re-filming/ re-editing). The initial word that I chose at random was “explode”, and I wanted to explore this word in the context of…

This second semester felt like an incredible whirlwind of nonstop learning, experimentation, creeping fear and satisfaction. Occasionally I felt as though I was researching too much and leaving too little time for production. Ultimately, I found these concerns to be unfounded, as I realized over the course of my projects…

2020 has been a unique time in most of our lives, as we find ourselves inhabiting a new normal, rethinking our methods of interaction and how we exist in spaces around others. Personally, 2020 holds significance for me as the year I decided to finalize my career transition, and go…

“Narrative structure is about story and plot: the content of a story and the form used to tell the story. Story refers to the dramatic action as it might be described in chronological order. Plot refers to how the story is told. Story is about trying to determine the key…

I’ve never been particularly good at talking about myself, but I did used to journal when I was a kid. I don’t remember much about it, except for the fact that it was mostly nonsensical stream-of-consciousness.

When I was designing my cover page for my presentation, I got stopped up…

Jordan Phillips

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