Archive for the 'digital cinema' Category

Thomas Elsaesser “The New Film History as Media Archaeology:

Sunday, October 18th, 2015
Posted by: Nanna Rebekka


Media archeology: a theoretical approach to film history with an ambition to overcome the opposition between “old” and “new” media and other binaries which film theorists have invented for the (mis)understanding of film and film history.

In his article The New Film History as Media Archeology, Elsaesser calls for the embrace of an [...]

Tom Gunning lectures this week

Monday, October 5th, 2015
Posted by: Caitlin

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

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Posted by: mtozer

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

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
Posted by: Clint

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

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Posted by: Louis St-Amour

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

Monday, April 13th, 2009
Posted by: Caitlin

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

Monday, May 5th, 2008
Posted by: Caitlin

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

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008
Posted by: geoffrey pugen

database cinema example:

Marker’s IMMEMORY….

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008
Posted by: City Ninja

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

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2008
Posted by: andrew

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