Future Cinema Course

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

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Thu, January 16 2014 » 1970s, 3D, Derrida, community, history, humour, hypermedia » No Comments

Discussion Questions for Roderick Coover Presentation

We didn’t get to all my discussion questions today, so here’s a couple more as food for thought:
Even though the hypermedia experience is highly technical, Coover structured the web pages in the same way he would spread out photographs and index cards on a desk for a book-like project. Discuss how old technologies, projects, or [...]

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Tue, February 26 2008 » Future Cinema 2, documentary, hypermedia, seminar summaries » No Comments

Roderick Coover Presentation

Cultures in Webs by Roderick Coover
The focus of the article is on cross-cultural ethnographies, and exploring new ways of displaying all the different kinds of ethnographic information that the anthropologists have gathered. The main example studied in this article is the DVD Rom Cultures in Webs: Working in Hypermedia with the Documentary image, and Coover [...]

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Mon, February 25 2008 » Future Cinema 2, documentary, hypermedia, seminar summaries » No Comments

hypertext event of note

first Literary Arts professor of electronic writing, brown university

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Thu, February 22 2007 » events, hypermedia, narrative » No Comments

conference: The Future of Electronic Literature, in Maryland May 3rd

Registration is now open for the Electronic Literature Organization and Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities’ Thursday, May 3rd public symposium at the University of Maryland, College Park on The Future of Electronic Literature:
http://www.mith2.umd.edu/elo2007/index.php
The symposium is co-sponsored by the University Libraries, Department of English, and Human-Computer Interaction Lab at Maryland.
Registration is free [...]

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Mon, February 12 2007 » conferences, hypermedia » No Comments

A Design System for Interactive Fiction

Inform is a design system for interactive fiction, a new medium for writers which began with adventure games in the late 1970s and is now used for everything from literary narrative fiction through to plotless conceptual art, and plenty more adventure games too. Since its introduction in 1993, Inform has become a standard tool.

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Mon, May 1 2006 » Future Cinema, digital storytelling, emerging technologies, hypermedia, narrative, software » No Comments

The Future of Cinema

Maybe this is the future of cinema.

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Thu, November 24 2005 » Future Cinema, animation, database, digital cinema, digital storytelling, distributed networks, emerging technologies, galleries, games, hypermedia, labyrinth » No Comments

Meanwhile – An Interactive Comic Strip by Jason Shiga

An interesting approach to interactive fiction using a storytelling method that seems suitable for the multiplicities inherent in interactive media – the comic strip.

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Wed, September 28 2005 » digital storytelling, hypermedia, narrative » 1 Comment

Storyspace hypertext system created by Jay David Bolter

Consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort of mechanized private file and library. It needs a name, and, to coin one at random, “memex” will do. A memex is a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.
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Wed, September 28 2005 » Bolter, Future Cinema, database, digital storytelling, hypermedia, narrative, software » No Comments