Future Cinema

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

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 [...]

3D scanning with a webcam

I came across this video on Boing Boing. Very cool stuff.
What is so nifty about this, is that it is a markerless system that works in realtime (as opposed to this other software that a commenter pointed out: http://www.strata.com/products/strata_3d_cx_suite/strata_foto_3d_cx/ ). That… and that this is made by a student.
It’s fun to think of all [...]

April 1st class

Hi everyone
just a reminder that if you haven’t already sent me a title and your equipment needs for next class, please do so ASAP. We don’t have a lot of time to showcase everyone’s work and i’d like to make smooth transitions between projects and even write up a tentative schedule. if you [...]

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

ComCult Conference This Weekend

This weekend, the Communication and Culture program at York/Ryerson is running its annual Intersections Conference. This year’s theme is “What’s Right/Right Now?”, and most of the presentations deal with the ethics of critical thought and practice in the 21st century. Friday night’s opening gala features a talk by Henri Giroux, and the conference presentations run [...]

rebecca rouse’s future screen

unfortunately rebecca can’t come to class today. here is
her vision of a future screen

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