While at MX Entertainment, Kurt was Creative Director overseeing the design of this Second Screen iPad and iPhone app for home theater release of The Avengers. The app syncs with the movie and presents relevant background information about to the characters and the story as the movie progresses. It also contains a wealth of exclusive behind the scenes images and video. In stand-alone mode the Avengers app functions as a highly interactive dossier to the Avengers universe and characters. Roles: Creative Director, Motion Graphics, User Experience.
Kurt was the creative director and designer for a mobile app timed to accompany a “Looking at Ansel Adams,” a new book about that singular American photographer. The book takes a close look at 20 iconic Ansel Adams photographs as a gateway to exploring his life and his practice. The app is a user-friendly tool for examining high-resolution versions of the photos, learning about the techniques Ansel used to create them and exploring the locations where they were photographed. The project was for MX Entertainment and was commissioned by the Ansel Adams Trust.
While Creative Director at San Francisco's MX Entertainment, Kurt oversaw the creation of a Tron Second Screen iPad app for Disney. The app was designed to be watched in tandem with Blu-Ray release of the new Tron. MX was one of the pioneers in the creation of Second Screen: mobile apps designed to enhance the viewer engagement with entertainment brands. On Tron Kurt was the creative lead for user-experience and screen design. He also oversaw production.