Videos and slides from Power to the Pixel

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

Cross-Media Technologies (Crafty Toys)

Hello everybody!

Firstly, a quick thanks for the new subscribers to this blog. Some of you have joined up here because of my ‘Cross-Media’ presentation for, but most of you because of my prompt at my old site As you know, I’m closing that feed off and will be staying with this one. Welcome everyone! 🙂

So, onto business!

Today we’ll look at technologies used to manage cross/trans/multi-platform/media projects. I’m not talking about cross-media measurement, but about the tools you can use to deliver and manage your content across media platforms. I’ve selected a range of technologies used in alternate reality games, pervasive games, location-based games and interactive TV:

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Death of a Blog, Birth of a Podcast

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

WOW! Radiohead. No, really

I kept forgeting to post about this but just in case there are some of you that not aware of what Radiohead are doing, here it is. Radiohead’s latest album, In Rainbows, will be released in December but you can preorder at their website. Rather than just offer the CDs for buying, Radiohead have undertaken four … Read moreWOW! Radiohead. No, really

Urban Screens

Mirjam Struppek has an investigation into the variety of screens available in her Urbans Screens project: URBAN SCREENS is a concept developed by Mirjam Struppek. It investigates how the currently commercial use of outdoor screens can be broadened with cultural content. We address cultural fields as digital media culture, urbanism, architecture and art. We want … Read moreUrban Screens

Reflections on perthDAC 2007 & BEAP

I attended and presented at my first Digital Arts and Culture conference at the perthDAC 2007 held 15-18 September (though I co-wrote a paper for the 2005 DAC). The 2007 programme is on the site, but the full proceedings will be available online soon. In the meantime, I thought I’d share some of my impressions/experience of … Read moreReflections on perthDAC 2007 & BEAP

Wow! What are Microsoft Thinking?!

After my post about highly regarded fan fiction, it was interesting to note Tony Walsh’s post about Microsoft’s ‘Game Content Usage Rules’. People wanting to create machinima using XBox 360 are warned: You can’t add to the game universe or expand on the story told in the game with “lost chapters” or back story or … Read moreWow! What are Microsoft Thinking?!