Date of Award
Film, Theatre & Communication Arts
Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts
Hank, J. Stephen
Overton, John Hampton
This paper thoroughly examines the production of the thesis short film, Armed With A Heart, from conception to completion. Each area of the film's production is carefully dissected, including the writing, production design, cinematography, editing, sound, technology, workflow, and direction. Each of these areas contain a myriad of decisions that were made in effort to fulfill the overall vision of the movie as being a character driven, psychological thriller produced with a high production value. The aforementioned decisions are discussed at length. Documented feedback from test audiences is also reviewed in an attempt to objectively critique the final film.
Horton, Willie Charles Jr., "Armed With A Heart" (2009). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 1007.