The Mechanics of Immersion

a Digital/Media studio @ RMIT University

Week 5B

Hi everyone – Just to recap what was covered today… We watched the final 11 videos and offered feedback. Written feedback and grades will be provided very soon. Based on the list below, the class broke up into groups of interest to discuss the third Project Brief: the audit. Lifts Train stations Parks Theme parks…

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Immersion and mood

A great article on how Philippe Le Sourd uses colour, film format, lighting, performance to create mood in Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled. I particularly like this bit on finding inspiration: For the look and mood of The Beguiled, Le Sourd studied tintype collodion portraits from the 1800s, the photography of Edward Steichen (with emphasis on the use of grays, blacks, and shadows),…

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wk1 discussion summary

get your summary HERE

wk 2 readings

Hi Immersers (nope, not there yet; back to the drawing board) There are two short readings for Week 2, for your weekend (or Monday/Tuesday) reading pleasure… The first is the opening gambit of Ute Holl’s Cinema, Trance & Cybernetics, which takes us back to the beginning of cinema and, in particular, the weird and wonderful world…

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Get ready for immersion

HELLO IMMERSION MECHANICS (we’ll work on that) We’re chomping at the bit to take a chunky bite out of immersion, media, film, sound, text, space, and art with you. This is the studio blog, where you’ll find information about readings, Project Briefs (aka assessment tasks), weekly updates, and random tidbits that Darrin and Dan find interesting….

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