Byron Fong is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester and an Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Fellow. He is currently working on his dissertation, titled “Interactive Forms of Movement: Video Game Aesthetics from 1985-1994,” which looks at the intersection of technology, animation, and industry to historicize common aesthetic forms that emerged during this period. His research interests include film theory, media studies, software studies, and game studies.