Future Cinema Course

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

doc on gaming

Seeing as gaming is the next topic up – thought some of you might be interested in this CBC doc tomorrow night
GAMER REVOLUTION
Thursday February 1 & 8, 2007 at 8pm on CBC-TV
Anticipation builds in Seoul, South Korea as 20,000 screaming fans await the arrival of their video game idols for the ultimate game-off – Beatlemania [...]

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Wed, January 31 2007 » Future Cinema » 1 Comment

CALL FOR PROJECTS – New media creation

CALL FOR PROJECTS
New media creation
Residency program for web art production
SUBMISSION DEADLINE : FEBRUARY 15, 2007
AgenceTOPO.qc.ca
At the crossroad of visual arts, literature and new media
Featuring works of fiction for the web, Agence TOPO supports the convergence of visual arts, literature and new media, the renewal of narrative genres on the web and a presence in the [...]

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Tue, January 30 2007 » Future Cinema, projects » No Comments

Future Screen Concept – Kevin Lim

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Introduction
Rather than a proposal for a future new screen, this conceptual model is for an entirely new theatrical model. Mixing elements of live theatrical performance, installation art and of course film/video, this new theatre stands as a metaphor for the new globalize world. Embodying notions of multi media, this theater is decentralized, non linear, [...]

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Fri, January 26 2007 » screen assignment » No Comments

Examples of hyperfiction

Twelve Blue by Michael Joyce
From the collection of the Electronic Literature Organization
Pledge Me by Emilty Shultz
An example of non-fiction, GAM3R 7H3ORY by Mckenzie Wark with the Institute for the Future of the Book

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Fri, January 26 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments

data tiles

This is the technology i was thinking about in relation to jen’s proposed future screen.
take a look!
http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/person/rekimoto/datatile/

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Fri, January 26 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments

flash cinema

interesting to think about this work in relation to the articles we’re reading this week:
heavy industries

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Fri, January 26 2007 » digital storytelling » No Comments

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

For Games folks

For Games folks – an editor who worked on this CBC documentary strand sent:
It’s called Doc Zone (ugh) and it begins Thurs Feb 1 at 8PM with
“Gamer Revolution” a two-part special on the sociological,
political and cultural impact of computer games.
The second part Feb. 8 deals with multiplayer online games.

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Fri, January 26 2007 » games » No Comments

Summary and Notes on N. Kathryn Hayles, “Timely Art: Hybridity in New Cinema and Electronic Poetry”

In “Timely Art: Hybridity in New Cinema and Electronic Poetry”, N. Kathryn Hayles investigates the relationship between cinema and literature and specifically, their manifestation in electronic poetry.

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Fri, January 26 2007 » 1960s, Future Cinema, early cinema, seminar summaries » 1 Comment

Examples of hyperfiction

Twelve Blue by Michael Joyce
The Electronic Literature Collection by various authors
Pledge Me by Emily Shultz
And an example of non-fiction from the Future of the Book Institute, GAM3R 7H3ORY by Mckenzie Wark

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Fri, January 26 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments