Future Cinema

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

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 [...]

Reflections on ‘The Art of Immersion’ by Frank Rose

In his book The Art of Immersion, Frank Rose focuses and emphasizes on a new process and goal of storytelling and seems to question how stories are told across various media. The book is essentially about how the Internet is changing storytelling and altering how we tell stories. We are continuously going towards more non-linear [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Late Fragment DVD launch

something else of interest
Subject: Late Fragment Updates!
Hi all,
I hope spring finds everyone well! The Late Fragment train is gathering speed and please expect to get updates from us on a more regular basis. So here goes:
*FIRST things first:
Late Fragment DVD Launch is set for July 10th. Mongrel Media will be throwing three simultaneous gatherings [...]

Vera Frenkel – The Institute TM

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Marker’s IMMEMORY….

“…electronic texture is the only one that can deal with sentiment, memory, and imagination.” – Chris Marker

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Short Films Screening

My production course, Film 2040 is holding a screening in Accolade East 102 (the big movie theatre).
I made a short film that’s fully computer animated, so please come if you’re interested!
Time and Place are:
Date : Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Time : 7 pm – 10 pm
Location : Accolade East 102 @ York

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