The Future Cinematic

4 January 2018

Three events on the cinematic revolution that is shaping how films are made and viewed presented by CINECITY, Towner Art Gallery and the University of Brighton

We are now experiencing a cinema revolution that is being shaped by new technology, new cinematic work by artists, the emergence of the gallery as a cinematic space and new kinds of audience engagement. What is emerging are new ways to make, share and experience films through immersive, interactive and shared experiences. 

EXPLORING THE FUTURE CINEMATIC – Saturday, 10 Feb. 2018, 2pm

An afternoon of discussion and screenings on the future cinematic with curators and artists discussing new trends and emerging practices. Will feature Dr Frank Gray (Screen Archive South East) on the history of immersiveness; Tim Brown (CINECITY) on CINECITY’s work with expanded cinema in galleries and cinemas and Helen Kennedy (School of Media, University of Brighton) on live cinema – the term now used to capture the diverse range of productions and experiences that are changing film exhibition.

FREE – booking recommended | click here for more information & to book

THE ART AND TECH OF 360 FILM-MAKING – Saturday, 17 Feb. 2018, 2pm

A talk and practical workshop with Nick Driftwood, film-maker and technologist on the art and tech of 360 film-making. Nick will take you through the creative and technical opportunities and challenges of making film in immersive worlds and the impact that it has on storytelling, shot planning and audience experience. There will also be an opportunity to try out 360 cameras of different specs and quality and to watch some of the more interesting new VR360 cinematic content.

FREE – booking recommended | click here for more information & to book

THE LOOPS – NEW CINEMATIC WORK – Saturday, 3 March 2018, 10am-5pm

A set of looped work throughout the day including Driftwood’s ‘ROAD’, an immersive film of the American SW roadtrip described  by the New Scientist as “something effortless and intuitive, a sense of being in some athletic ‘zone’ where self and world are one. This is the fabled freedom of the road that car companies promised us but could never quite deliver.

FREE – drop-in | click here for more information

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