online festivals then, like myFrenchFilmFestival : http://bit.ly/hWYRgM . Isn't it a privatisation of the most social event around movies -namely, a movie festival? Like people watching films all together simultaneously…each one in front of their computers- how sad?
Or should we rather say how great that people who never had the chance to attend a film festival are given this… Continue
Added by Léa Germain on November 25, 2010 at 6:30pm —
One of the rather provocative and stimulating talks at this year's Europa Cinemas conference for me also has been the presentation of Gundolf S. Freyermuth, Professor for Media theory and Media practise at the film school in Cologne (http://www.freyermuth.com/).
He made the very interesting point: That cultural goods in their history always have been privatized. Let's pick up his argumentation...…
A few things were said at the Europa Cinemas Conference that particularly aroused my attention- a great deal of them came from Dr. Freyermuth’s mouth: .You have
to get the audiences where they are, and they are online
.We have now reached a new level of privatisation with computer entertainment- a significant new movement from outside to inside
.A democratisation of audiovisual expression is taking… Continue
Added by Léa Germain on November 24, 2010 at 3:23pm —
From Alternative Content to Cinema on Demand via Playstations, from virtual architecture to neuroscience, the agenda for this year’s Europa Cinemas conference grappled with some of the key issues around the future of Independent Cinema. Rachael Castell examines some provocative statements and what on earth to do about them….
On reflection, despite the seemingly traditional profile of this
year’s conference, there were actually some pretty… Continue