Amateur Video

Stephen Prince argues that “To date, theory has tended to minimize the importance of perceptual correspondences, but the advent of digital imaging demonstrates how important they are and have been all along.” Things like the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park or the impossibly realistic landscape in True Lies each highlight problems with traditional film theory, exposing…

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Jimmy has sent me a deluge of questions, and I’ll do my best to answer them here. Some answers I am more confident about than others. AMM >What are the defining characteristics of AMM? What is it NOT? I think the defining characteristic that I am settling on is creativity practiced by populations, rather than…

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Just as a quick post: I was looking up machinima and animutation on the ‘tubes’ and i came across this influx web site that had an interesting little post about Lily Allen’s video produced in the Sims environment… nothing too new -but- she actually reworked her song into the “Simlish” language used in the Sims…

Read more simlish – lily allen video

OK it’s awfully geeky, but here are a couple examples of new media that I love, but they are interesting in a couple ways. They are both “Music Videos” a form of entertainment that is just a little younger than I am, but like all new media there is a lot of twists. The music…

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