Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Film, Theatre & Communication Arts


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

Hoover, David

Second Advisor

French, Tony

Third Advisor

Griffith, Kevin


This thesis serves to document and define my creative process and efforts to perform the role of Oscar in My Friend, Oscar which was written by me and Brian Kaz. It contains my research, how I put my research into use in the role, my production journal, and my project evaluation. My Friend, Oscar was produced by Reyo-San Pictures whose members are Brian Kaz, Charlie Farve Hayes and me. The film was shot from early November of 2008 until April of 2009. After post-production, the film is projected to be ready for screening in September of 2009.


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