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Student Media Projects

Remix Culture – Final Project Trailers

Students in Dr. Nadler’s Remix Culture course (MCS 375) created video remixes to promote their final projects investigating controversies surrounding contemporary questions of authorship and copyright.  These trailers introduce the controversies and questions students examined in their final projects.

Rogers v. Koons: The Trailer
by Tyler Wolf

For my project I would like to explore the case of Rogers V. Koons, as well as the larger topic that this case epitomizes. Details

Appropriation Art 
by Kristin McGillis

For my final project, I plan to look at different cases of appropriation art with claims of copyright infringement, and how these cases were received and settled. Details

Mona’s Transition
by Kimberly Quintero

For my final project I will be looking at Leonardo DaVinci’s famous Mona Lisa and the various parodies which she has ensued. Details

Digital Rights Management
by Mary Kate Sylvia 

For my project, I plan on studying Digital Rights Management, or DRM. The controversy in this lies in how much freedom is given to consumers of a digital product. Details

Girl Talk: The Trailer
by Michael Heimbaugh

My project will explore the intriguing case of mashup musician Gregg Gillis, a.k.a. Girl Talk. Gillis’ act consists of stringing together the physical elements of hundreds of other artists’ songs into new compositions via computer. Details

Limits of Parody
by Dysean Alexander

My remix presentation is going to be focusing on limits of fair use by parody.  I will be focusing on to different cases of copyright conflict where the defense party pleaded not guilty due to the rules of fair use. Details