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Virtual Reality is Not Filmmaking | Motionographer

While much has been made of immersion as a defining trait of virtual reality, a key component of normal (i.e. non-virtual) reality is painfully absent in the live-action and pre-rendered experiences I see being confused with true VR: interactivity. In real life, you make decisions. Those decisions change the world around you — or your […]
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Imaginary Friends

Imaginary Friends — Andrea Phillips

“And the world of this book is, I think, full of whimsy and delight: magic mirrors that take you to an enchanted circus; cotton candy that tastes like lightning; the Strong Lady and the Bearded Man. Also: a mean witch! A mysterious fortune teller! A missing magician! This is a story full of love and […]
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#PRISOM Ingame Poster

This Week at MBD: Digital Fictions, Peer-Reviewing, Publications + Reviews

Alright, so this week – although only being officially half-over – has contained some absolute gems in the rampant-excitement-department: let’s quickly cycle through em, shall we? #PRISOM has been delightfully analysed in “Thinking Through Digital Media”, a book that: “…offers a means of conceptualizing digital media by looking at projects that think through digital media, […]
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Inanimate Alice Via "Spread The Word"

Connecting Stories Between New and Traditional Forms of Writing

Strangely enough, I’ve just been going over some of the design assets I’ve thus-far contributed to Inanimate Alice Episode 6 [and about to construct more], and this pops up on my “interesting” radar: “Inanimate Alice is a browser-based work of interactive fiction, one which has gradually evolved into an award-winning digital literacy tool. It tells […]
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The Future of Storytelling at NYU ITP

A sampling of projects at The Future of Storytelling demo day at NYU ITP.