Thesis Work

MFA Visual Narrative proudly presents to you our collection of thesis stories. From animation to games, films to graphic novels… Welcome to the journey.

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I Am Roby

Dan Streety

My hometown is dying. At the crossroads of somewhere and nowhere is a tiny, little town called Roby.


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Gemina Umbra

by Amanda M Sartor

Gemina Umbra is a point-and-click interactive haunting about internal conflict and becoming your own worst enemy.



by Andrew Taylor

A Spellslinger is a frontier law bringer dedicated to policing new regulations on the free use of magic, and the most famous Spellslinger of all is known as Algus Colt.



by Carol Silverman

Belongings is an immersive memory box that uses the medium of virtual reality to bring an embodied immediacy to one woman’s life story.


I Am Roby

by Dan Streety

My hometown is dying. At the crossroads of somewhere and nowhere is a tiny, little town called Roby.



by Eva Hall

Ready to quit her dreams of becoming a celebrated accordionist, busking day after day for a swamp metropolis that isn’t listening, young Mira finally gets a taste of recognition one ...    More


Supreme Beings

by Ian Gabriel

Alone in his jail cell awaiting his execution by guillotine in the final days of the French Revolution, Maximilien Robespierre is a man lost in darkness after being haunted by ...    More



by Alana Corwin

Persephone is a mixed-media animated short film about a woman’s experience with the death of her mother. The story shifts between Persephone’s past and present, showcasing the nostalgic memories of her ...    More


The Adventures of Shatman and Shadow

by Michael Sheinkopf

Jason Shatman is a post-graduate comic book artist struggling to achieve his independence and be a big boy (what others call an adult) and truly become “The Shatman.”


The Space Nomad

by Marissa Jones

After her civilization collapses into decay, a lonely but persevering nomad wanders empty planets in a clunky spaceship that she has reluctantly made her new home.


Becca Blooms

by Nada Mohammed

After years of being bullied and struggling to relate to her peers, 16-year-old Becca has figured out that it’s better to be safe and lonely than to try opening up ...    More



by Perri Greeley

Goliath doesn’t fit in with the other caterpillars at Butterfly Village. She doesn’t mind much because she has her other bug friends to play with, but she hopes that when ...    More



by Pilar Newton-Katz

Snozzlewinks! is about Stella, a 12-year-old girl who loves to draw her whimsical creature creations. She goes everywhere with her best friend, a talking iguana named Sam.


Finding Hope

by Sarah Shaw

Hope was born in 1903 on a mountain in New Hampshire. In her 20s and 30s she embarked on long journeys to live and teach in places like Alaska and ...    More


A City of Ladies

by Susanne Reece

No mother can be all things to a child. When that child grows up wanting to be an artist, she may need creative mothers to help her along the way. ...    More



by V.A. Doll

Exhale is a webcomic about family, loss, responsibility, and magic. Alex has just lost her mother at the young age of 22. With that loss, Alex gains the immense burden ...    More


And Then… 2020

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