Brenda J. Robles-García

She is a doctoral student at the Helsinki Film School (ELO) at Aalto University in screenwriting research area. Her research interests are character creation and its juxtaposition to classic and contemporary dramatic theory. She pursues a practice-based artistic research, based on her experience gained as a visiting researcher at the Department of Film, Television, and Scenography at Aalto University and a Master of Arts in Screenwriting at Napier Edinburgh University.

Psychopathy as a metaphor of physical deformity

The adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III’s into Frank Underwood from House of Cards (NETFLIX 2012-2019) Psychopathy as a metaphor of physical deformity? A study of the dramaturgical interpretation of psychology and motivation on a contemporary television character.
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