Future Cinema Course

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

david is famous ;-)

hey david — your post here was picked up on visual poetry cliipings — neat…
http://vispo.blogspot.com/2005/09/review-of-review-of-digital-poetry.html

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Fri, October 28 2005 » Future Cinema » 1 Comment

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Thu, October 27 2005 » Future Cinema » No Comments

Going to hear Janet Cardiff Wednesday

Janet Cardiff at OakVillage Galleries field trip

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Thu, October 27 2005 » Future Cinema » No Comments

Dialogues across Languages

29 OCTOBRE 2005 : Faculty of Information Studies, Claude T. Bissell building (part of John P. Robarts research library), Université de Toronto (St. George)
8h00-9h00: Inscriptions
9h00-10h30 : Open Knowledges Résumé Blog
Table ronde animée par les membres de KMDI (Knowledge Media Design Institute), Université de Toronto
10h30-10h45: Pause café
10h45-13h00 : Explorations dans la dissémination du patrimoine littéraire, documentaire [...]

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Thu, October 27 2005 » Future Cinema » No Comments

Graphical Film: The Vector (Summary)

Sean Cubitt, The Cinema Effect

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Thu, October 27 2005 » Future Cinema, animation, early cinema, history, narrative, seminar summaries » No Comments

SEMINAR: Cyberspace Dialectic

For those who may want to reference this and missed (or lost) the hard copy handout…
Seminar: Michael Heim and The Cyberspace Dialectic
We will begin with the title of Heim’s article as a first step in illustrating its principal thrust and as an aid in characterizing his investigative methodologies. Heim traces the inauguration of the [...]

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Wed, October 26 2005 » seminar summaries » No Comments

“The Movies” The Video-Game

Interested in the blending of video-games and film? Check this game out, “The Movies”, where you get to ‘play’ through the last 100 years of the Film Industry, where you progress from making everything from Silents to Modern Blockbusters like “The Neverending World War II Movie” (love that title).
I hope this linkworks.
Jamie

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Wed, October 26 2005 » Future Cinema » 1 Comment

call for volunteers: interactive2005

hi everyone — this looks like a fun event and they need volunteerrs. If anyone is interested, all the contact info is below. (But let me know if you decide to do this!)
Caitlin
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I am now in the process of pulling together our volunteer roster for the Interactive component of the Art Fair and [...]

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Tue, October 25 2005 » events » No Comments

Nostalgia for a Digital Object: Regrets on the Quickening of QuickTime

Nostalgia for a Digital Object: Regrets on the Quickening of QuickTime
Vivian Sobchack
Summary by Larissa Fan
In this essay, Vivian Sobchack analyzes (early) QuickTime movies and sees in them a precious “digital object,” whose unique characteristics will be lost as we strive for ever faster and bigger QT works.
Sobchack argues that the realist drive in cinema, [...]

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Tue, October 25 2005 » Future Cinema, animation, digital cinema, quicktime, seminar summaries » No Comments

Computer users move themselves with the mind

Excerpted from Nature.com

Computer users move themselves with the mind
Michael Hopkin
Published online: 27 September 2005

Computer scientists have created a hat that can read your thoughts. It allows you to stroll down a virtual street. All you have to do is think about walking. [...]

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Fri, October 21 2005 » Future Cinema, articles of interest, emerging technologies » 1 Comment