Future Cinema Course

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

OTHER AR TOOLS

Manuals for Aurasma- hope they uploaded
Aurasma-3D-Guidelines
AurasmaAdvTut 1
D”Fusion Studio for AR (must register to unlock)
https://community.t-immersion.com/
AR plugin to Wordpress
http://neoreality.artisopensource.net/

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Thu, February 27 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

Klein

David has managed to access a computer that will run the Klein – so we’ll take a look at that tomorrow as well. Thanks, David!

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Wed, February 26 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

TOMORROW’S CLASS – aurasma working day

Hi everyone,
Hope you had a gorgeous reading week full of both catch-up and relaxation.
For tomorrow’s class I want us to move through a number of the Aurasma tutorials and begin to work on the final projects — there really isn’t much time to build these experiences and I would like to know everyone feels [...]

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Wed, February 26 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

SOME NOTES AND QUESTIONS ON “THINGS”

This somewhat of a reaction to the readings about things
I revisited my notes on narrative from the past twenty years. About “meamings”
INTERACTION
Meaning is produced by interaction/use.
Meaning is ascribed to things/creatures/actions.
These THINGs become signs in a sign system ie.
ACCULTUREALISED by being given meaning in our culture
PROPOSITIONS
Method of building propositions
1. Set up structurally opposite value concepts
2. Formulate [...]

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Mon, February 24 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

App, a two-screen horror film

I came across this article about a new Dutch horror film, which is going to utilize people’s phones, for second screen content, in order to tell its story. This is the first time that someone won’t be glared at (or worse) for pulling their phone out in a theatre! I thought people here would appreciate [...]

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Mon, February 24 2014 » FC2_2014 » 1 Comment

The Quickly-Changing Medium

Getting a break from readings for this class, I had an opportunity to read some works on new media for my research and I am amazed at how quickly these media are evolving. I was delving into anthologies on new media, written in between 2003 and 2007, and the ideas and images all seemed as [...]

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Mon, February 24 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

Generation Like

I just watched this Frontline piece that I think is somewhat (tangentially) related to some of our discussions in class. Not so much about cinema as it is about the power of social media and the desire to be included in these marketing events, almost as stripped down ARGs. Less about the technology and more [...]

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Mon, February 24 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

BUILDING IMAGINARY WORLDS

IMAGINARY WORLDS
THE WORLD OF THINGS
My reading is prejudiced by two aims. One is to glean an understanding of structures and relationships from the evidence presented. Wolfs book succeeds in this. It is mainly descriptive.The other is to assess it useflness to me creatively. Here iot leaves me a bit flat. My feeling is that building [...]

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Sat, February 22 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments

Wired Magazine Link – Why wearable tech will be as big as the smartphone

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/12/wearable-computers/

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Fri, February 21 2014 » FC2_2014 » 1 Comment

FUN GAME CODING & POETRY

Browser game CodeCombat teaches you how to code in Javascript by having you input the commands to play a game.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57619150-1/codecombat-learn-to-code-through-dungeon-crawling/
http://codecombat.com/#
Computer code gets literary with code poetry slam
Stanford has hosted its first high-tech poetry competition, exploring how computer code can be read and deployed as a poetic language.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57616883-1/computer-code-gets-literary-with-code-poetry-slam/

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Thu, February 20 2014 » FC2_2014 » No Comments