Archive for the 'digital storytelling' Category

Week 5: Oral Presentation Summary – Bush and Morris

Monday, October 12th, 2015
Posted by: ericamel

Summaries of Vannevar Bush’s “As We May Think” and Adalaide Morris’ “New Media Poetics: As We May Think/How to Write”
Vannevar Bush “As We May Think”
-          Bush, writing this article in the post WWII period, asks the question of what the future direction of science will be. Bush describes that the scientists that have gone most [...]

Oculus Rift & Game of Thrones!

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Posted by: Raheem

Check out this article on Gizmodo:
Wondering if we can get this software for the class!
Rose discusses quite a few projects – some successes, but mostly failures in my opinion. When considering participation in transmedia marketing games for film such as the stalled AI, King Kong, or Avatar – these games seem cursory and undermine [...]

Reflections on ‘The Art of Immersion’ by Frank Rose

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Posted by: mtozer

In his book The Art of Immersion, Frank Rose focuses and emphasizes on a new process and goal of storytelling and seems to question how stories are told across various media. The book is essentially about how the Internet is changing storytelling and altering how we tell stories. We are continuously going towards more non-linear [...]

Digital Dramaturgy Lab

Friday, January 18th, 2013
Posted by: Radojka

For those interested in the intersection between digital technologies and performance, a new research group has just emerged from the UofT theatre department, guided by Antje Budde, Associate Professor at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the UofT. The Digital Dramaturgy Lab is a creative initiative of artists, scholars, scientists and students [...]

Moving in Place: The Question of Distributed Social Cinema

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Posted by: mehranj

SPECFLIC is an ongoing creative research project directed by Adriene Jenik (2003 – present) in a new storytelling form called The Distributed Social Cinema.
I believe that Jenik has taken the notion of the Russian formalist verfremdungseffekt which, commonly translates as alienation effect, which also has been coined by playwrite Bertolt Brecht which prevents the audience [...]

Protected: Future Cinema 2 Software

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
Posted by: andrew

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Media Lab creates Center for Future Storytelling

Monday, April 13th, 2009
Posted by: Caitlin

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 [...]

Politics of Representation in Videogames

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
Posted by: Neil

I wrote an article for the Winters College Free Press, on issues of race in Resident Evil 5. You can find it here:

Game as Documentary?

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
Posted by: Neil

This links to an article on a new game by Konami, that is set in the current Iraq war. There are mixed messages about this game, even from Konami itself, as the subject matter is so serious and current that it may be a taboo to make a game of it.

Heavy Rain PS3

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
Posted by: Neil

This link takes you to the site gametrailers.com, specifically their page on Heavy Rain, with video interviews and trailers: