Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bordwell on Pandora’s digital box, the threat of digital conversion to the art house cinema

David Bordwell has been writing a series of blog posts about the threat of digital conversion to art house cinemas, what Screen Digest has coined the ‘digital shortfall’ – i.e. those screens that will be lost becuase they cannot afford … Continue reading

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Demo of third iteration available here


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New vid about the Curzon Memories App

Video documentation about the Curzon Memories App – video by Sy Taffel, starring Jon Dovey, Constance Fleuriot, Jess Linnington of the Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE: Curzon Memories App Documentation from Charlotte Crofts on Vimeo.

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Catch Tarim if you can!

Brilliant interactive spotlight. Designed by Tine Bech. Powered be Tarim. Leo is sure to sleep well tonight!

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The Regal, Tenbury, HFL restoration and audio memories project

The Regal, Tenbury won a Heritage Lottery Grant to restore the cinema in 2010, after having been in touch with Education Officer, Cathy Poole at the Curzon to find out their restoration programme.  The Regal opened as a cinema on Thursday July … Continue reading

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Kermode lamenting the lost art of cinema projection #hug a projectionist

See Mark Kermode’s latest post lamenting the lost art of cinema projection in the digital age, with a short video of his visit to the Cinema Technology awards for projection where they in turn awarded him for his “crusade to improve the … Continue reading

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Janet Murray #meccsa

Just heard Janet Murray talking about her new book Inventing the Medium in which she theorises about “shared attention” as a fifth affordance of digital media alongside the four models of media theory (which she categorises as Transmission, Semiotics, Humanistic and Political), … Continue reading

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Curzon memories app wins #MeCSSA poster prize!

The Curzon memories app and projection hero were on display at MeCCSA 2012 the annual conference of the subject association of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. The project won the poster prize, so the milky bars are on me! The … Continue reading

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Projection Hero installation demo

Throughout December, Projection Hero was on display in the bar at the Watershed Media Centre, Bristol, screening Electric December, an online advent calendar of short films by young people from across Europe.   Jo Reid from Calivum made a short promo … Continue reading

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