Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

2015

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In

Film and Video Production

First Advisor

Jesse McLean

Abstract

This written thesis serves as a public record for the production of Jesse Kreitzer's MFA thesis film Black Canaries, a 1900s coal mining folktale inspired by his Iowan heritage. The thesis includes Mr. Kreitzer's genealogical and historical research as it pertains to his maternal ancestry and coal mining in south-central Iowa. The thesis also accounts for the conceptual, personal, and practical considerations for the production of Black Canaries. Additional materials include the film's production packet, reference guide, production storyboards, and screenplay.

Public Abstract

This written thesis serves as a public record for the production of Jesse Kreitzer’s MFA thesis film Black Canaries, a 1900s coal mining folktale inspired by his Iowan heritage. The thesis includes Mr. Kreitzer’s genealogical and historical research as it pertains to his maternal ancestry and coal mining in south-central Iowa. The thesis also accounts for the conceptual, personal, and practical considerations for the production of Black Canaries. Additional materials include the film’s production packet, reference guide, production storyboards, and screenplay.

Keywords

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Pages

vi, 43 pages

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (page 21).

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright 2015 Jesse Kreitzer

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