Future Cinema

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

reading for Wednesday!

Hi everyone, apologies for the late arrival of the reading… and Thanks, David, for finding the first part of this chapter! As stated in class, given difficulties with finding the text (back-ordered n Amazon) I am making the first chapter of the Imagineering book available here as a PDF. It would be too [...]

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Sat, September 24 2016 » Future Cinema » No Comments

sorry about the spam posts!

I set the site to ‘allow anyone to register’ thinking registrants would be members of this class! Unfortunately hundreds of spammers were more enthusiastic. I think I’ve fixed thigs – but i’ll need to register you all as users manually now – we can do it Wednesday.

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Fri, September 16 2016 » Future Cinema » No Comments

Baudrillard in Life

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1000 Days 052 07/03/2007 Editors: Arthur and Marilouise Kroker

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Tue, November 10 2015 » Future Cinema » 1 Comment

The Ecstasy of Communication – Summary

Baudrillard in “The Ecstasy of Communication” fears that our grip on the tangible is waning. “There is no longer a system of objects,” our language of signs is changing and “simultaneously it is disappearing” (11).
Our Lacanian identification or the relationship that an individual has to the objects around them in shaping their identity [...]

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Sun, November 1 2015 » Future Cinema » 2 Comments

Lev Manovich Soft Cinema

The following are two different video clips of Lev Manovich’s Soft Cinema (following our discussion on Database Cinema):
- Erica

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Wed, October 21 2015 » Future Cinema, Manovich, database » No Comments

Memory Lane

Memory Lane: Short Screens Paper
by Andi Schwartz

Memory Lane is an immersive, multi-projection screening site for telling linear autobiographical narratives. Memoir or autobiography is typically a linear narrative that consists of selected stories from the author/filmmaker’s life that are considered significant to who the author has become. Memory Lane reflects this linearity in [...]

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Wed, September 23 2015 » Future Cinema, future cinema 2015, screen assignment » No Comments

sorry, everyone!

after i allowed open registration about 200 spam accounts signed up and overwhelmed the site. i think i’ve deleted the bulk of the spam now. I will sign all of you up manually, using the email addresses I have on record. sorry for the confusion. Caitlin

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Sat, September 19 2015 » Future Cinema » No Comments

Heavy Rain PS3

This link takes you to the site gametrailers.com, specifically their page on Heavy Rain, with video interviews and trailers:

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Wed, April 1 2009 » 3D, Future Cinema, Futurecinema_2009, animation, digital storytelling, emerging technologies, games, narrative, performance » No Comments

Vera Frenkel – The Institute TM

database cinema example:

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Tue, February 19 2008 » Future Cinema, Future Cinema 2, digital cinema, humour, narrative, quicktime, software » No Comments

max/MSP architecture

we have hired two student in vision research at York to code a MAX/MSP architecture that will work with fiducial-based tracking and solve the problem of multiple marker recognition — and in effect making it possibly for any artist familiar with or interested in max/msp to work i augmented reality. This is a [...]

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Fri, October 19 2007 » Future Cinema, YSAR » Comments Off