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
Posted in App-aratus theory, Cinema buildings, Curzon, Heritage, Projection Hero
Tagged Art Cinema, Art Theatre, Champaign, Cinema Theatre Association, David Bordwell, Digital Cinema, Digital Decay, Digital Exhibition, Digital Projection, Digital Shortfall, Illinois, Screen Digest, The Theatres Trust, Urbana
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.
Posted in App-aratus theory, Augmented Reality, Cinema buildings, Curzon, Exterior localization, GPS, Heritage, Interior localization, Interviews, Media Practice Research, Postdigital, QR Codes
Tagged Constance Fleuriot, Curzon Memories App, Curzon Project, Curzon Video, Jon Dovey, Sy Taffel
Brilliant interactive spotlight. Designed by Tine Bech. Powered be Tarim. Leo is sure to sleep well tonight!
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
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
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