School of Communication
Kyle "Kylos" Brannon is a full-time professor of Film & 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 Jamestown, the National Constitution Center and other spaces around the counrty. He co-produced and directed Prof Leena Jayaswal An Impression: Dischord Records, a short doc screened at festivals nationally. Kylos mixes live video projections at a number of local venues including The Black Cat, U Street Music Hall & The 930 Club.
Kylos and Prof Middents (LIT), organize The American Visions DIY 48 - an annual film contest on campus.
He directed the music video for Will Eastman's remix of Ruby Isle's "So Damn High" (Kindercore Records). It premiered on Magnet Magazine's website in Jan 2010 and was screened at the 2011 CIMM festival.
With Prof Claudia Myers, Kylos developed a web series titled Stage Fright for NBC4's website. It won 3 awards at the 2012 LAWEBFEST. Currently Kylos is in preproduction for a webseries titled Billets Doux, adapted from a short story by Wendy Wimmer.
- Favorite Place in Washington DC
- The Black Cat, 14th Street, Washington DC
- Book Currently Reading
- The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Phillip K. Dick and likely a big stack of comic books