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

Entering a new dimension: Toronto hopes to become a prime location for shooting films in 3D

check it out:
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/toronto/story.html?id=2319932
At the Cinespace studios in south Riverdale, the cast and crew of Resident Evil: Afterlife will finish shooting in 3D in the next week. In January, Saw VII will begin shooting, also in 3D.
The Toronto film industry, still struggling to recover its glory days, sees much hope in the third dimension. Key players [...]

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Thu, December 10 2009 » 3D, emerging technologies » No Comments

3D scanning with a webcam

I came across this video on Boing Boing. Very cool stuff.
http://www.boingboing.net/2009/11/20/3d-scanning-with-a-p.html
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 [...]

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Fri, November 20 2009 » 3D, animation, augmented reality, emerging technologies, software, student work » No Comments

Discovery channel episode featuring the VRAC C6 Virtual Reality research facility at Iowa State University.

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Mon, September 14 2009 » 3D, virtual reality » No Comments

Media Lab creates Center for Future Storytelling

Media Lab creates Center for Future Storytelling
Teams up with Plymouth Rock Studios to reinvent the movies
November 18, 2008
The MIT Media Laboratory today announced the creation of the Center for Future Storytelling, made possible through a seven-year, $25 million commitment from Plymouth Rock Studios, a major motion picture and television studio that is expected to open [...]

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Mon, April 13 2009 » 3D, Futurecinema_2009, art+science labs, community, digital cinema, digital storytelling, emerging technologies, interactivity, interfaces, narrative, screen technologies » 1 Comment

Heavy Rain PS3

This link takes you to the site gametrailers.com, specifically their page on Heavy Rain, with video interviews and trailers:
http://www.gametrailers.com/game/2717.html?fs=1&id=2717

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Wed, April 1 2009 » 3D, Future Cinema, Futurecinema_2009, animation, digital storytelling, emerging technologies, games, narrative, performance » No Comments