Future Cinema

Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory at York University, Canada

Dream Control

I meant to post this a few weeks ago, but when I was a kid I used to pride myself on my ability to control my dreams. To the extent where I was actually manipulating and changing circumstances in my dreams. Also, when I was kid, I saw a story on 20/20 after [...]

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Thu, October 22 2015 » articles of interest, augmented reality, dreams, future cinema 2015, screen assignment » No Comments

7th IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Games, Entertainment, Media Conference 14 – 16 October 2015, Toronto

it’s very expensive, but maybe you’d be able to sneak in for a talk ;) … it’s an interesting lineup for future cinema-related materials:
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October 14
8:30- 11:30 Tutorials and Workshops
Workshop Game UI Design, Evaluation, and User Research
Tutorial Gamification: How to Gamify Learning and Instruction
Tutorial Gaming & Law – It´s part of the game, so what should [...]

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Tue, October 6 2015 » augmented reality, conferences, emerging technologies, events, future cinema 2015, games » No Comments

The Cinema of “Utopia”

What would a perfect world look like for you?

What if you could be invincible, immortal, all knowing? What if everyone else was as well? Would you want to be special?

What about your own universe, where you could live your wildest dreams?

All of this would be possible in the future. And possibly before [...]

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Wed, September 23 2015 » assignments, augmented reality, future cinema 2015, games, screen assignment, screen technologies, virtual reality » No Comments

That Minority Report screen everybody keeps referencing

Minority Report UI Innovation analysis from Philippe DEWOST on Vimeo.

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Wed, September 23 2015 » augmented reality, future cinema 2015, interfaces, screen technologies » No Comments

Oculus Rift & Game of Thrones!

Check out this article on Gizmodo:
http://gizmodo.com/the-oculus-rift-put-me-in-game-of-thrones-and-it-made-m-1510809083?utm_source=recirculation&utm_medium=recirculation&utm_campaign=tuesdayPM
Wondering if we can get this software for the class!
Rose discusses quite a few projects – some successes, but mostly failures in my opinion. When considering participation in transmedia marketing games for film such as the stalled AI, King Kong, or Avatar – these games seem cursory and undermine [...]

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Wed, January 29 2014 » articles of interest, augmented reality, digital storytelling » No Comments

Gene Becker talk

this is the talk i wanted to show today… but the sound quality was terrible for a big group. Check it out, though: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnC0tKGBngw
also, here are some of his slides from a different talk – more of a focus on experience design. This talk was sponsored by layar — an ‘ar in your [...]

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Thu, January 16 2014 » FC2_2014, augmented reality, mobility » No Comments

AR inspiration… if we can get Unity working ;-)

The following videos appear courtesy of some late night Googling and the discovery of Grégoire Cliquet’s READi Design Lab at L’École de design Nantes Atlantique in France. (If anyone’s curious, I was looking into how to VR-enable something like Gephi but it’s not that easy.)

SCOPE – Augmented Reality Toys.v3 from Frantz Lasorne on Vimeo.

leARn physics [...]

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Thu, February 2 2012 » augmented reality, games » 1 Comment

MEMORIES OF A TOWN An Augmented Reality Installation (ARTISTS STATEMENT)

Cinema is the memory of the lives we haven’t lived. Like amnesiacs in search of lost memories, we watch lives we might have lived, loves we might have loved.
Like a pill combating Alzheimer, Cinema projects in our minds other people’s lives, romances and sorrows.  The physical places where these events take place hold and contain [...]

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Tue, January 31 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, galleries » 1 Comment

I’m too sad to tell you (1971/2012)

Short film ‘I’m too sad to tell you’ drink tea sadly and begin to cry
Postcard of me sadly crying. On back: ‘I’m too sad to tell you’
‘The space between us fills my heart with intolerable grief’
The thoughts of our inevitable and separate deaths fills my heart with intolerable grief. – Bas Jan Ader
My first assignment [...]

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Sun, January 15 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, humour, performance » No Comments

For Inspiration

Some things that were discussed in class:
Holograms (Pepper’s Ghost)
Haptic feedback
Wearable Technologies (mostly analogue)
Large Scale Spatial Projection Mapping

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Wed, January 11 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments