Future Cinema

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

Data-mining your childhood

Inspired by our discussion today… The Wilderness Downtown takes the address of the place where you grew up and sources images from Google Maps and Street View to tailor an HTML5 music video of Arcade Fire’s “We Used to Wait” to “your own” childhood memories. Here’s a behind-the-scenes video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKg2HJ_qvKA
And here’s the actual interactive site, which requires the [...]

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Wed, November 11 2015 » database, dreams, future cinema 2015, interactivity, remix/mashup, surveillance » 2 Comments

Thought I would share

I was thinking about how we perceive the world around us and ways to convey what we see to others and came across this:
http://www.theircircularlife.it/frameset.htm
Then I was thinking about how easy it is, when you are looking for something specific, to become blind to everything else and found this:
http://www.dothetest.co.uk/

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Sat, March 22 2008 » Future Cinema 2, community, digital storytelling, history, humour, interactivity, narrative, surveillance » No Comments

Video War

Here is a war game funded by US military for training…we will talk about this in class.
http://www.fullspectrumwarrior.com/fsw2/

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Thu, February 22 2007 » Future Cinema, surveillance, synaesthesia » 1 Comment

CFP:Communication Review: Surveillance and Communications

We invite submissions for a special issue of The Communication Review on the contribution of communications research to the study of surveillance.

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Fri, January 26 2007 » publishing opportunities, surveillance » No Comments