Future Cinema Course

Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and 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

Reading Summary: “Nostalgia for a Digital Object: Regrets on the Quickening of QuickTime”

In “Nostalgia for a Digital Object: Regrets on the Quickening of QuickTime,” Vivian Sobchack lauds the poetics of early QuickTime movies. While QuickTime movies aspire to be cinematic, they inevitably fall short of their goal. They are limited by the speed, memory, and bandwidth capacities of the computers in which they are housed. But it [...]

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Tue, April 14 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, quicktime, seminar summaries » No Comments