• Character acting: a case for better animation reference

      Kennedy, J (Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ), 2013)
      Animators are often expected to film their own acting reference. However, most animators are not trained actors, and as a result, their performances lack depth when dealing with emotionally-rich subject matter. The result ...
    • Embracing the Tall Poppy: Overcoming Tradition in Customer Jewellery Design Preference

      Kennedy, J (ideasondesign, 2015)
      This case study examines the role that Tall Poppy Syndrome (TPS) plays within the New Zealand jewellery industry. One company's attempt to subvert tradition and encourage personalization of milestone jewellery such as ...
    • Triggering core emotional responses from interactive narratives

      Kennedy, J (CoLab, Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Interactive narrative video games are considered capable of engendering emotional responses from players. This idea extends from the presupposition that the player has a level of control over the outcome of an interactive ...