Northwest Projections Film Festival to show short films made by WWU's Jason Morris April 16 to 18

John Thompson
University Communications

Form Function - 3 Design Projects

Two short films by Western Washington University Associate Professor of Industrial Design Jason Morris will be shown at the Northwest Projections Film Festival occurring Friday through Sunday, April 16-18, at the Pickford Cinema in Bellingham.

One of Morris’ films, “Form Function,” shows how the industrial design creative process starts with an abstract sculpture and ends with a functional object. The film features the Western Washington University Industrial Design class of 2010.

The second film, made by Morris and Fairhaven student Ryan Christoffersen, is titled “The Tree Was Here,” and is about tree-ring science. It features the work of graduate student Chris Robertson of WWU's Environmental Studies Dendrochronology lab.

“To have my films selected is an honor among the local filmmaking community,” Morris said. “I have been concentrating on improving my skills and craft in making films so that I can continue to make movies about industrial design.”

Some past works from Jason Morris are available on the Western Industrial Design YouTube page at

For more information, contact Morris at (360) 650-2514 or Information about the Northwest Projections Film Festival is available at

Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 9:26am