Future Cinema

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

very cool

something to think about as we approach both mobile storytelling and gaming…

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Sun, November 8 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, cell phone, conferences, distributed networks, emerging technologies, locative media, screen technologies » No Comments

Mobile event at MARS this coming Monday night

Mobile event at MARS:
“Mobile is the new frontier for video and film content. With more than 500 million video-capable mobile devices globally, the mobile platform is now the largest video and film distribution platform since the television.
This MobileMonday session will explore mobile video and film content from the point of view of both creators and [...]

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Tue, October 27 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, cell phone, events, locative media, mobility » No Comments

Digital Cities

The University of Alberta’s Space and Culture journal links to a few articles on the digital city
“By receiving real-time information, appropriately visualised and disseminated, citizens themselves can become distributed intelligent actuators, who pursue their individual interests in co-operation and competition with others, and thus become prime actors on the urban scene. Processing urban information [...]

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Fri, October 9 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, community, interactivity, locative media » No Comments

Mobile Nation on Sunday morning

The panel at Mobile Nation this morning brought together artists, community technologists and academics. I just thought I would highlight some questions and themes that came out of the panel in relation to embodied memory, the urban screen and public art and the city, cars and the cinema. The most pressing questions around the murmur [...]

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Sun, March 25 2007 » cell phone, community, conferences, emerging technologies, locative media » 1 Comment

Mobile Nation conference — OCAD – next weekend

this looks really interesting — great rates for students, too, even for workshops.
let me know if you’re going!
Mobile Nation: Creating Methodologies for Mobile Platforms
March 22 to 25, 2007
Ontario College of Art & Design
100 McCaul Street, Toronto
From March 22 to the 25th 2007, at the Ontario College of Art & Design, the
Mobile Digital Commons Network, [...]

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Wed, March 14 2007 » cell phone, conferences, distributed networks, locative media, talks » 1 Comment

Alla’s screens

here are links to Alla’s assignment
pdf write-up
a flash file
a .mov file

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Tue, January 16 2007 » Future Cinema, emerging technologies, locative media, screen assignment » No Comments

Locative Media

This is a propos nothing in particular, but you might be the right group to clarify a concept for me! I have been stumbling upon the term “locative media” here and there and no matter how many times I read the description on Wikipedia, I don’t find myself any more enlightened (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locative_media). Does anyone know [...]

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Sun, January 14 2007 » emerging technologies, locative media » 2 Comments