Politics & Civic Cultures

The evolution of politics through social media has been a rapid one ever since the rise to power of US President Barack Obama. Employing one of the top heads at Facebook as his social media strategist (Dutta & Fraser 2008) Obama was able to command a legion of young, impressionable voters to the polling booths … Continue reading Politics & Civic Cultures

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Design Development Case Study – Part 3

Past the halfway point and in Part 3 of this case study I plan to; further refine the ideas presented in Part 2, expand on the applications of  learned theories in the development of my presentation and compare them to the promotional material for La La Land (2016). In Part 2 the scope of the project was narrowed to … Continue reading Design Development Case Study – Part 3

From the Archive: Pulp Fact-ion: An Exploration of the Auteur Theory (starring Quentin Tarantino)

Even before I started studying film Quentin Tarantino has always been a personal favourite of mine. His attention to detail, both in his film making techniques and in the narrative landscapes (and entire universe) he has created, are unbelievable. So when given the task of writing about the auteur theory  (and with a universal ban … Continue reading From the Archive: Pulp Fact-ion: An Exploration of the Auteur Theory (starring Quentin Tarantino)