Future Cinema

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

Memory Lane

Memory Lane: Short Screens Paper
by Andi Schwartz

Memory Lane is an immersive, multi-projection screening site for telling linear autobiographical narratives. Memoir or autobiography is typically a linear narrative that consists of selected stories from the author/filmmaker’s life that are considered significant to who the author has become. Memory Lane reflects this linearity in [...]

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 [...]

Flexible Fabric Screen

As touch screens are becoming more flexible, durable, and responsive, I think that one way the future of screen technology may evolve is into completely malleable and mouldable screens. I imagine these screens to be made of a fabric-like material which would be both durable and extremely flexible while also allowing images to be displayed [...]

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 [...]

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.

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 [...]

My first assignment: 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 [...]

For Inspiration

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

Future Screens

The OLED tattoo would be a screen meant for very personal narratives and expression. It will enable people to place ever changing images on their bodies.

My screen assignment

This was really refreshing to do! I obviously lost track of the “screen” in there and was thinking broadly of responsive technology. However, the assignment did change the way i think of what screens we already have and what kinds of screens we could have. Then Caitlin’s point about the connections between screens through individual [...]

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