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

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

Tom Gunning lectures this week

Please join us for two upcoming talks by film historian Tom Gunning presented by the Department of Cinema and Media Arts and the Graduate Program in Communication and Culture.
Flyers attached. Please feel free to circulate. Thanks!
The Peter Morris Memorial Lecture featuring Tom Gunning
Wednesday October 7 at 3pm-5-pm
Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade [...]

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Mon, October 5 2015 » digital cinema, early cinema, events » No Comments

Tomorrow morning: Database Cinema event

FYI all, there is a lecture on Database Cinema tomorrow in Nat Taylor Cinema. I was reminded of this in my New Media: The Database course and thought I’d invite people here. ;-)
Thursday, Feb. 2 @ 9:30am-12:30pm in Nat Taylor Cinema (N R102)Lee Knuttila, the course director, will conduct a short lecture and screen the [...]

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Wed, February 1 2012 » database, digital cinema, documentary, events, remix/mashup, talks » No Comments

lecture on augmented reality art may 5th 2010

McGill professor to explore augmented reality in art
Where is the Medium?, the 2010 Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts & Film in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, features a free public lecture on May 5 by media arts specialist Christine Ross.
Ross, who holds the James McGill Chair in Contemporary Art History [...]

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Mon, April 12 2010 » augmented reality, events » No Comments

ar lab open house! feb 9th AND march 10th

Hi everyone
it would be great to see you, if you are available. I’m hoping that over the course of the two open houses we can display many of the class projects. I’m not sure at all how many people will attend, but if you can spare some time to hang out and [...]

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Wed, February 3 2010 » events » No Comments

very cool

something to think about as we approach both mobile storytelling and gaming…

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Sun, November 8 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, cell phone, conferences, distributed networks, emerging technologies, locative media, screen technologies » No Comments

Mobile event at MARS this coming Monday night

Mobile event at MARS:
“Mobile is the new frontier for video and film content. With more than 500 million video-capable mobile devices globally, the mobile platform is now the largest video and film distribution platform since the television.
This MobileMonday session will explore mobile video and film content from the point of view of both creators and [...]

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Tue, October 27 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, cell phone, events, locative media, mobility » No Comments


The NFB Mediatheque presents
FILMMAKER-IN-RESIDENCE workshops and screenings
Friday, November 6 at 1 PM and 7 PM
Canada’s fourth annual Media Literacy Week takes place from November 2-6. This year’s theme, Media Literacy in the Digital Age, emphasizes the skills needed by today’s youth for accessing, evaluating, repurposing, creating and distributing media [...]

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Fri, October 23 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, events » No Comments

“Nuit Blanche 2009 Goes High Tech”

After mentioning an installation piece from last year’s Nuit Blanche in class, I logged into my email and received a Blog TO article about the mobile and interactive apps being launched to correspond with this year’s Nuit Blanche events. I like synchronicity, so I thought I would post the article, which also has links [...]

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Tue, September 22 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, events, interactivity, mobility » No Comments

fc symposium tomorrow

Friday May 8 • 10:30am-6pm
A one-day Future Cinema Lab Symposium
T-1009, TEL Building, York University
Knowledge production through experimental art practices. New research by Anna Friz & Jason Rovito, Julie Nagam, Vicky McArthur, Andrei Rotenstein. Moderated by Janine Marchessault
Locative media at the Banff [...]

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Thu, May 7 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, events » No Comments