Assistant Professor of Film & Media Arts, American University
Kyle "Kylos" Brannon is an assistant professor of Film and Media Arts. He is a filmmaker, motion graphic designer, and VJ. His work with exhibit media has appeared in the Brown v. Board National Historic Site, the US Botanical Gardens, Historic Jamestowne, the National Constitution Center and other spaces around the country. He specializes in emerging media, including trends in smartphone filmmaking, motion graphics, online video production for social media, and live video art. He produced the award-winning web series Stage Fright for NBC4 and edits live video projections for DJs and theater experiences. He began exploring the world of smart-phone filmmaking when his fiancé surprised him with a set of iPhone lenses. Since then he has hosted workshops at American University, through Mediashift.org and at film & video conferences around the U.S.