Future Cinema Course

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

Reflections on ‘The Art of Immersion’ by Frank Rose

In his book The Art of Immersion, Frank Rose focuses and emphasizes on a new process and goal of storytelling and seems to question how stories are told across various media. The book is essentially about how the Internet is changing storytelling and altering how we tell stories. We are continuously going towards more non-linear [...]

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Wed, January 30 2013 » digital cinema, digital storytelling, futurecinema2_2012, games, globalization, interactivity, narrative » No Comments

Summary and Notes on History and Histrionics: Vision Machine’s digital poetics

In this essay, Michael Uwemedimo investigates the implication of the digital mediating history and specifically, its manifestation in “digital poetics”; analyzing the method Vision Machine (a collective of filmmakers, theorist and activists) uses to “excavate” the history of the massacres.

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Tue, November 14 2006 » Future Cinema, community, distributed networks, globalization, history, seminar summaries » No Comments

Vision Machine’s digital poetics URLs

Here are the URL I showed in my presentation.

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Sun, December 4 2005 » Future Cinema, community, digital storytelling, globalization, history, seminar summaries » No Comments

How Would You Run The World? Buckminster Fuller’s World Game and o.s. Earth Global Simulation

In 1972, the World Game Institute was established by Fuller and two colleagues, o.s.Earth founders Howard Brown and Medard Gabel. The World Game Institute brought the World Game™ experience to hundreds of thousands of participants around the world. The World Game Institute also developed the world’s largest and most accurate map of the world, one of the most detailed and substantive databases of global statistics available anywhere, and educational resources designed to teach interdependence, collaboration, respect for diversity, and individual participation in a global society. [...]

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Fri, October 21 2005 » Future Cinema, games, globalization » No Comments