Future Cinema

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

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

games for change

Games For Change is offering 10% off registration for their annual festival, to be held on May 27-29 in New York City. The discount code for registration is 125489HS.
Please forward widely, and contact Mark@GamesForChange.org with any questions.
Jonathan E. Tarr
HASTAC Project Manager
Please join us for the 2009 Sixth Annual Games for Change Festival, May 27 – [...]

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Tue, April 28 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, conferences, events, games » No Comments


hi everyone
just a reminder that if i don’t have your proposal yet, I need it yesterday ;-)
I’m still at my conference, but can be reached by email. I’ll be holding my regular office hours Tuesday and I’ll see you in class next week.
It would be great if people could post thoughts about the [...]

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Thu, April 23 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, admin, conferences » No Comments

Mobile Nation on Sunday morning

The panel at Mobile Nation this morning brought together artists, community technologists and academics. I just thought I would highlight some questions and themes that came out of the panel in relation to embodied memory, the urban screen and public art and the city, cars and the cinema. The most pressing questions around the murmur [...]

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Sun, March 25 2007 » cell phone, community, conferences, emerging technologies, locative media » 1 Comment

ComCult Conference This Weekend

This weekend, the Communication and Culture program at York/Ryerson is running its annual Intersections Conference. This year’s theme is “What’s Right/Right Now?”, and most of the presentations deal with the ethics of critical thought and practice in the 21st century. Friday night’s opening gala features a talk by Henri Giroux, and the conference presentations run [...]

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Thu, March 22 2007 » conferences, student work » 1 Comment

game worlds conference – atlanta March 29th, 2007

wish i could go…

The emphasis is on alternative games and structures — very interesting from the perspective of Future Cinema documentary etc..
“Living Game Worlds III brings together international scholars, activists and game developers for a day-long discussion on nonfiction and documentary games. Variously referred as “serious games,” “games for change,” “persuasive games,” “newsgaming,” and [...]

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Wed, March 14 2007 » conferences, games » No Comments

Mobile Nation conference — OCAD – next weekend

this looks really interesting — great rates for students, too, even for workshops.
let me know if you’re going!
Mobile Nation: Creating Methodologies for Mobile Platforms
March 22 to 25, 2007
Ontario College of Art & Design
100 McCaul Street, Toronto
From March 22 to the 25th 2007, at the Ontario College of Art & Design, the
Mobile Digital Commons Network, [...]

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Wed, March 14 2007 » cell phone, conferences, distributed networks, locative media, talks » 1 Comment

Call for Papers – Presence Conference

The 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence
October 25 – 27
Barcelona, Spain
Academics and practitioners with an interest in research, theory, technologies and applications related to the concept of (tele)presence are invited to submit their work for presentation at PRESENCE 2007 at Observatory Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, October 25-27, 2007.

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Sun, February 25 2007 » Bolter, Future Cinema, conferences » No Comments

PodCamp – This Weekend! (Feb24-25 ‘07)

This year, Toronto is proud to host the second annual PodCamp — a conference dedicated to podcasting, wiki-authorship, and internet-based multimedia productions.
PodCamp is run by volunteers, and anyone attending can choose to speak at one of the panels (if they wish).
The conference runs this weekend at the Ryerson University Rogers Communication Centre. Registration is free, [...]

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Mon, February 19 2007 » Future Cinema, community, conferences, events, talks » No Comments