Future Cinema Course

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

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Thu, January 16 2014 » 1970s, 3D, Derrida, community, history, humour, hypermedia » No Comments

Digital Cities

The University of Alberta’s Space and Culture journal links to a few articles on the digital city
“By receiving real-time information, appropriately visualised and disseminated, citizens themselves can become distributed intelligent actuators, who pursue their individual interests in co-operation and competition with others, and thus become prime actors on the urban scene. Processing urban information [...]

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Fri, October 9 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, community, interactivity, locative media » No Comments

Media Lab creates Center for Future Storytelling

Media Lab creates Center for Future Storytelling
Teams up with Plymouth Rock Studios to reinvent the movies
November 18, 2008
The MIT Media Laboratory today announced the creation of the Center for Future Storytelling, made possible through a seven-year, $25 million commitment from Plymouth Rock Studios, a major motion picture and television studio that is expected to open [...]

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Mon, April 13 2009 » 3D, Futurecinema_2009, art+science labs, community, digital cinema, digital storytelling, emerging technologies, interactivity, interfaces, narrative, screen technologies » 1 Comment

Thought I would share

I was thinking about how we perceive the world around us and ways to convey what we see to others and came across this:
http://www.theircircularlife.it/frameset.htm
Then I was thinking about how easy it is, when you are looking for something specific, to become blind to everything else and found this:
http://www.dothetest.co.uk/

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Sat, March 22 2008 » Future Cinema 2, community, digital storytelling, history, humour, interactivity, narrative, surveillance » No Comments

DOCAM

Here is a link to DOCAM, documentation and conservation of media arts research alliance, initiated by Daniel Langlois
http://www.docam.ca/en/?cat=17
We’ll be in class on march 18th and miss the presentation on Stan Douglas and Kuntsverein but this site is worth checking out for articles and events (ie techwatch update)

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Fri, February 29 2008 » Future Cinema 2, community, emerging technologies » No Comments

Protected: “The Secret of Augmented Spaces: Yellow Arrow.” Seminar Summary, Helen Papagiannis

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Mon, February 4 2008 » Future Cinema 2, augmented reality, cell phone, community, digital storytelling, emerging technologies, mobility, narrative, seminar summaries » Enter your password to view comments

World Without Oil

A very interesting online game/community/collaborative work. It will be very interesting to see where this goes…
“WORLD WITHOUT OIL is an alternate reality event, a serious game for the public good.
It invites everyone to help simulate a global oil shock. People participate by contributing original online stories, created as though the oil shock were really [...]

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Thu, May 3 2007 » Future Cinema, community, games » No Comments

“My Second Life”

This second life film at hot docs looks really interesting — and it’s free during the day for students.
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—– Forwarded message from Sarah Milanes —–
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 16:09:47 -0400
From: Sarah Milanes
Reply-To: Sarah Milanes
Subject: HOT DOCS 2007: FREE daytime screenings for students
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Wed, March 28 2007 » community, events, games » 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

swarm of angels

http://www.aswarmofangels.com/
“A groundbreaking project to create a £1 million film and give it away to over 1 million people using the Internet and a global community of members”

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Thu, March 8 2007 » community, digital cinema, distributed networks, publishing opportunities, remix/mashup » No Comments