Future Cinema

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

Mega Super Awesome Remote

This has got to be one of the most amazing iPhone apps I’ve seen – it really begins to explore the mobile device as an interactive controller in ways that far surpass the “SMS to Screen” gag. Apparently he’s having issues releasing it to the general public because the logo infringes on an Apple [...]

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Thu, May 14 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

David Lynch on iPhone Cinema

David Lynch clearly has issues with viewing movies on the iPhone. I thought that filming him infront of the red curtain was a nice touch.

- J

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Mon, May 11 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

fc symposium tomorrow

Friday May 8 • 10:30am-6pm
A one-day Future Cinema Lab Symposium
T-1009, TEL Building, York University
Knowledge production through experimental art practices. New research by Anna Friz & Jason Rovito, Julie Nagam, Vicky McArthur, Andrei Rotenstein. Moderated by Janine Marchessault
Locative media at the Banff [...]

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Thu, May 7 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, events » No Comments

great blog


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Tue, May 5 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

what are your favourite diy practices?

hi everyone
i thought it would be great tomorrow if you could all come ready to talk about favourite diy practices, groups … any new and interesting distribution models + how any of this has affected your own work.
and take a look at this article posted to rhizome last week – “After the Amateur: [...]

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Tue, May 5 2009 » Futurecinema_2009, remix/mashup » No Comments


Is anyone familiar with this project @ Concordia?

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Mon, May 4 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » 1 Comment

In the Beginning Was the Command Line, Neal Stephenson

“In the Beginning was the Command Line” by Neal Stephenson
[available online at http://www.cryptonomicon.com/beginning.html]
About twenty years ago Jobs and Wozniak, the founders of Apple, came up with the very strange idea of selling information processing machines for use in the home. The business took off, and its founders made a lot of money and received the [...]

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Mon, May 4 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » 1 Comment