Future Cinema

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

Water screen

The prototype AquaTop display uses whitened water as an interactive screen – the most “immersive” media ever!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=1&v=fYJneaa2O8I
Developed by the Koike Laboratory at the University of Electronic Communications, Tokyo.
– Alison

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Sat, October 3 2015 » games, interfaces, screen technologies » No Comments

The Cinema of “Utopia”

What would a perfect world look like for you?

What if you could be invincible, immortal, all knowing? What if everyone else was as well? Would you want to be special?

What about your own universe, where you could live your wildest dreams?

All of this would be possible in the future. And possibly before [...]

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Wed, September 23 2015 » assignments, augmented reality, future cinema 2015, games, screen assignment, screen technologies, virtual reality » No Comments

That Minority Report screen everybody keeps referencing

Minority Report UI Innovation analysis from Philippe DEWOST on Vimeo.

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Wed, September 23 2015 » augmented reality, future cinema 2015, interfaces, screen technologies » No Comments

I Am a Screen

I Am a Screen
(with apologies to Christopher Isherwood and John Van Druten)
Imagine projection onto the human body. This future cinema screen would have two distinct types of audience: the subjective (viewing by the “projectee” themselves), and the objective (viewing by other people).
Viewing by the person being projected onto would seem, at first, to limit [...]

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Wed, September 23 2015 » future cinema 2015, screen technologies, student work » No Comments

Seeing Through New Eyes: Evolving VR Technology

Melamed, Erica – Future Cinema Assignment 1 – Due Sept 23 2015
Seeing Through New Eyes: Evolving VR Technology
Erica Melamed (211575545)
CMCT 6507/FILM 6245
Professor Caitlin Fisher
Assignment 1: Short Screens Paper
Due: September 23rd 2015

Following the rise of individual cinema screening, future technology will see this trend expand exponentially. The latest virtual reality (VR) gadgets are clunky, limited in [...]

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Tue, September 22 2015 » emerging technologies, screen assignment, screen technologies, virtual reality » No Comments

Tasman Richardson’s Necropolis @ MOCCA

I thought that this might be of interest to the class. Highly recommended! For a sample of his work, check out his Jawa video The Game.

Necropolis is an immersive video and new media installation. It realizes the translation of over a decade of ethereal video experiments and theorizations into a real world, tactile audience [...]

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Tue, February 7 2012 » digital cinema, scary, screen technologies » 2 Comments

Transparent TV Window Screens

Hi guys, so since we were talking about future projections and what not, I saw this clip and thought it would be appropriate to share.
enjoy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=m5rlTrdF5Cs

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Sat, January 14 2012 » Future Cinema 2, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments

Intro to Screen Projection

Life style idealism in modern urbanization is a reflection as to what was envisioned and in fact practiced a few decades ago. Taking the notions and ideas of German ingenuity, The Bauhaus, founded by Walter Gropius was to develop a new unity of art and technology. It became greatly influential from the early 1920’s to [...]

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Wed, January 11 2012 » Future Cinema 2, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments

My first assignment: future screening

FUTURE SCREENING
how we will see and experience cinema at the time that we call the future

By Ferdinando Dell’Omo,
assignment #1, FUTURE CINEMA II, January 2012

Having to imagine how I personally see the future of movie screening, or how I’d like to imagine it, I want firstly to start with a statement about cinema: I believe [...]

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Wed, January 11 2012 » assignments, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments

For Inspiration

Some things that were discussed in class:
Holograms (Pepper’s Ghost)
Haptic feedback
Wearable Technologies (mostly analogue)
Large Scale Spatial Projection Mapping

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Wed, January 11 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments