Digital short stories
From animation and interactive apps to comics and picture books, the digital short stories and their accompanying physical artwork are the culmination of the students’ work in visualizing narratives that showcase their wide array of talents and distinct authorial voices.
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01View Story: The Journals of T.I.M.E.
The Journals of T.I.M.E.
Tom Masterson avoided anything to do with his family heritage because his family had nothing to do with him. Until a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep with his full name on it.
02View Story: Night is Here
Night is Here
Night Is Here is a poetry comic about the experience of depression through the character Dollface and her journey through the night.
03View Story: Timya’s Glacier: Song of the Snoz Crabs
Timya’s Glacier: Song of the Snoz Crabs
When Timya overhears a crafty Captain named Bobbin Bill “Squiggy Beak” Sam the 3rd (Sam for short..Arggh!) say that he will capture all of the rare whistling Snoz-Crabs it’s a race against time.
04View Story: Hope’s Brain Feels Sad
Hope’s Brain Feels Sad
Hope is a 7-year-old who misses her grandma and can’t figure out how to stop her brain from feeling sad.
05View Story: J.W. does ART
J.W. does ART
Jake Wright is excited to be starting his first semester of art school, until it proves to be more difficult than he’d been expecting.
06View Story: Beneath the Eclipse
Beneath the Eclipse
Ella feels responsible for her Mother’s death and is given no comfort from her grieving Father. When her village’s Sun is eclipsed and thrown into darkness, a trail of glowing flowers appears.
07View Story: Unknown Bodies
In a distant and bizarre future, Doh-Rahi Redd is the first human in Coalition history to wear a peace officer badge. She may be the last too if she can’t solve a murder a millennium in the making.
08View Story: Bad Kitty
Lolly is a tiny Windsor chair with a personality. One day, as Lolly is considering questions about Love, what it is and what it feels like, a Monster visits the playroom strewing chaos in its wake.
09View Story: Prelude to Color
Prelude to Color
Taken back to a time when the earth was still forming, we meet Light and Darkness who illuminate and bring shadow to the world.
010View Story: The Weathering
The Weathering is an interactive, web-based narrative film about a woman who, after the death of her husband, obsesses over finding his spirit and connecting with him in the afterlife.
011View Story: Stumble On or Begin Again
Stumble On or Begin Again
012View Story: Caina – A Puritan Nightmare
Caina – A Puritan Nightmare
A brutal winter has decimated a 17th Century New England plantation. Faced with tragedy and starvation, a man must overcome his guilt in order to stop his brother from committing an irredeemable act.
013View Story: Ornithology for Artists
Ornithology for Artists
A chance encounter with a starling leads to a meditation in words and images on pushing past fear and self-doubt as an artist.
014View Story: With Mary Gone
With Mary Gone
'With Mary Gone' is a true story about my family’s struggle to feel at home while dealing with the ever present threat of a violent and unpredictable neighbor.
015View Story: Nora
A little girl finds an antique necklace in the house where she and her mother recently moved. Inside the necklace lives the ghost of a young woman killed years ago.
016View Story: Searching for Shelly
Searching for Shelly
“Searching for Shelly” is a multimedia narrative featuring a man named Jay on a quest to find his missing girlfriend in Nepal.