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Interactivity and Narrativity in Screen Media

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Ursu, Marian, Thomas, Maureen, Tuomola, Mika, Wright, Terence and Zsombori, V (2007) Interactivity and Narrativity in Screen Media. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Multimedia Systems, N/A . pp. 227-232. [Journal article]

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Abstract

In this paper we explore the relationship between interactivity and narrativity in the context ofscreen-media, where by screen media we mean mainly time-based audio-visual material. Despite a few successful productions, interactive time-based screen media has not yet become an established storytelling medium and the opportunities it presents to mediaconsumption are yet to be explored. Here, we discuss possible forms of interaction made possible by a genre independent paradigm for developing interactive narratives, called ShapeShifting Screen Media. For validation, we present two ShapeShifting screen media prooductions

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Art and Conflict
ID Code:16967
Deposited By:Professor Terence Wright
Deposited On:01 Mar 2011 23:29
Last Modified:01 Mar 2011 23:29

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