Jacob Floyd is a student and film/videomaker currently working on his PhD in English (Screen Studies) at Oklahoma State University. He received his MA in Cinema Studies at NYU with a certificate in Culture and Media Studies and his BA in Media Arts Studies at BYU. His academic interests include Native Americans and film, the (re)use of digital media among marginalized groups, spirituality and cinema, the horror film, and trash/exploitation/B movies. He has worked in several different aspects of film production and his documentary “Tonto Plays Himself” has played in film festivals in North America and Europe. He is Muscogee (Creek)/Cherokee, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a soda enthusiast, chapstick addict, Simpsons fanatic, and a frustrated frustrated musician.