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YouTube Poop: Participatory Culture without Rooted Fandoms

The more I read material on fandoms, the more I find myself trying to unpack some of the many culture creations that don’t particularly celebrate a fandom at all, but have created some kind of following of its own. 648 more words

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The curse of CGI – originally written October 2011 for The Urban Times

In the spring of 1997 my dad took my brother and I to the local cinema, which at that time was of the tiny antiquated variety – complete with fold-away velveteen seats and vendors toting trays laden with ice-cream. 609 more words

Film

Digital Effects

Digital Effects is the title of a project I have been thinking about since my research of virtual worlds began with the study of Habitat… 141 more words

Digital Effects

VFX Industry's "March to the Bottom" and the Halt on ADAPT's Legal Efforts

Visual effects (VFX) is a front runner in film today, so it’s about time VFX workers get a little respect! Digital Visual Effects in Cinema: The Seduction of Reality… 861 more words

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La Vie Filmique // L'Objectif Numérique: The Visual Magic of Modern Blockbusters

Admittedly, it was a pleasant surprise to observe so many connections between Stephen Prince’s Digital Visual Effects in Cinema and the reading/facilitation last week in which we discussed the cinematic old versus the filmic new. 623 more words

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Digital Environments: Visual Effects and Realism

In the book Digital Visual Effects in Cinema: [The Seduction of Reality}, author Stephen Prince outlines the changes in filmmaking that have occurred as digital technologies have become more widely used. 792 more words

Film