Whew!! I did it!!!!! I finally submitted my PhD!!!!!! It has been a crazy few years finishing that thesis writing up and doing all the travel and work stuff at the same time. I’ll share more about the content of my thesis, the research and writing process and lessons learned soon. I’ll also be sharing … Read moreUpdate!: PhD submitted & now in the US for MLA and Microsoft SCS
As I outlined in a previous post, I was fortunate to be invited back to be a part of Power to the Pixel, London Film Festival 2009. The videos and slides are now online and so here is a selection of ones I’m sure you’ll enjoy/get something out of. 🙂 Take Back What Has Always … Read moreVideos and slides from Power to the Pixel
Well, not quite ‘death’ but an indefinite hiatus. I’m powering down this blog for a few reasons, one of which is my desire to finish my PhD. I’ve tried for the last year and a half to do PhD writing and work and this blog, but found the mindsets are somewhat incompatable. I’ve decided therefore … Read moreDeath of a Blog, Birth of a Podcast
Here is the blurb from Develop Mag: TIGA Cross Media Content Conference: ‘Working with Games’ at Bafta, 195 Piccadilly Tuesday 23rd October, 9.00-5.00 at the London Games Festival. The conference will feature speakers from the games, film, TV, advertising and web areas but the unifying theme will using games and games related skills to reach audiences. The … Read moreTIGA's "Cross Media Content Workshop: Working With Games"
There is a new wave of cinema experiences emerging that points to the revival of the cinema event. Contrasting interactive film (which can be experienced by one person and the interaction is limited to a DVD or remote input), these cinema events require audiences to participate in some way in an event environment. Kinoautomat (movie vending-machine), 1967… … Read more"Interactive Cinema Performances"
Tomorrow I’ll flying to Perth: Perth DAC: The Future of Digital Media Culture: The Future of Digital Media Culture In the early 1990s, the very term digital was new and novel. However, it has taken only fifteen years for e-mail, the Internet, mobile phones, the power of searchable databases, games, film and TV special effects … Read moreI'm off to Perth: DAC & FTI
The Boston Interactive Media Association (BIMA) is holding it’s 3rd Annual Cross Media Forum on September 18th 2007 in Boston. It is described on the site as follows: In the ever-changing and increasingly fragmented media environment, marketers must develop multi-platform advertising strategies to effectively reach their target markets. The BIMA Cross Media Forum was created to … Read moreBIMA's "3rd Annual Cross Media Forum"
DigiDocs 360 is a new strand of programming at Doc/Fest, dedicated to exploring the digital revolution in broadcasting and the impact that convergence, digitisation and interactivity will have on documentary production and delivery. DigiDocs 360 is a unique opportunity to hear about the national and international opportunites available for producers looking to embrace multi-platform production. … Read moreSheffield Doc/Fest's "DigiDocs 360"
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the Sheffield International Documentary Festival are pleased to issue a call for proposals for a new cross-media competition called the CROSS-MEDIA CHALLENGE. The CROSS-MEDIA CHALLENGE is a co-production competition for innovative, interactive, socially engaged content with applications for mobile and broadband. It will award one producer a … Read moreNational Film Board of Canada's "Cross Media Challenge"
At the beginning of my research a few years ago, I analysed the Nightmare video-board game. The new Atmosfear DVD board is still part of my research and so I was thrilled to see an article in the latest GameNews enewsletter on ‘Mixed Media Board Games’. In the broader scheme of things, the video game industry … Read moreDVD Board Games