Future Cinema

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

3 Questions Concerning “Tactical Media”

(assignment is 4 scrolling pages and small double spaces)

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Wed, April 29 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, assignments » No Comments

Presentation on Alex Galloway’s PROTOCOL, ch. 6 “Tactical Media”

Presentation on Alex Galloway’s PROTOCOL, ch. 6 “Tactical Media” : 4 scrolling webpages long with very small double spaces

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Wed, April 29 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, assignments » No Comments

games for change

Games For Change is offering 10% off registration for their annual festival, to be held on May 27-29 in New York City. The discount code for registration is 125489HS.
Please forward widely, and contact Mark@GamesForChange.org with any questions.
Jonathan E. Tarr
HASTAC Project Manager
Please join us for the 2009 Sixth Annual Games for Change Festival, May 27 – [...]

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Tue, April 28 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, conferences, events, games » No Comments


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Fri, April 24 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

mscapes — ar + gaming

There is a research project here at york using a version of mscapes – Il tell youa bit about it next week. article has link to a video from the Tower of London ghost game.
HP Gets Serious with Gaming
The computer and printer manufacturer unveils a handful of technologies that it hopes will shake up [...]

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Thu, April 23 2009 » Future Cinema 2, augmented reality, cell phone, distributed networks, games » No Comments

more outdoor Ar

this is an old post that I fond in my draft folder… a bit dated, but makes a link between our ar discussion and the mobility readings
Presence Examples
Augmented reality in the cemetery and elsewhere
From MIT’s Technology Review
Augmented Reality: Another (Virtual) Brick in the Wall
Michelle Delio
February 15, 2005
Imagine wandering through a southern Victorian-era cemetery shaded [...]

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Thu, April 23 2009 » Bolter, Future Cinema 2, articles of interest, augmented reality » No Comments


hi everyone
just a reminder that if i don’t have your proposal yet, I need it yesterday ;-)
I’m still at my conference, but can be reached by email. I’ll be holding my regular office hours Tuesday and I’ll see you in class next week.
It would be great if people could post thoughts about the [...]

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Thu, April 23 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, admin, conferences » No Comments

Readings are up

All posted readings for the next two weeks are up. Let me know if there are any difficulties.

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Sat, April 18 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments


Just noting that the readings for next week aren’t yet activated.

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Fri, April 17 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

burnett article + office hours

hi everyone
I’m fighting off the flu, so there is a good chance I will need to cancel my office hours tomorrow — please email me before you come to York if you’re only coming to see me. i can also assist you via email.
All articles are working for wednesday with the exception [...]

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Mon, April 13 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, class admin » No Comments