Date of Award

Spring 5-2015

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Film and Theatre


Film and Theatre

Major Professor

Laszlo Fulop

Second Advisor

Erik Hansen

Third Advisor

Hamp Overton


This paper thoroughly examines the production of the thesis film Copper Kingdom. From writing, directing, production design, editing, to cinematography, sound, and workflow, each aspect of the creation of Copper Kingdom is carefully detailed, with insights regarding the decisions made throughout the filmmaking process.


The University of New Orleans and its agents retain the non-exclusive license to archive and make accessible this dissertation or thesis in whole or in part in all forms of media, now or hereafter known. The author retains all other ownership rights to the copyright of the thesis or dissertation.


A copy of the thesis film is housed in the UNO Library.