> On Interactive Television
A Pragmatic Approach
Looking back at the history of expanded broadcast Schulz
explores problems and chances of recent techniques like Video on
Demand, MHP and digital VCRs.
This short history of the close-up from D.W. Griffith to
Al-Qaida illustrates that as the faces are disappearing the heads
> Nano-Thought / Nano-Media
Modern communication is organizing itself into a number of
different forms, but is optimizing itself in one that combines all
aspects of text, video, and audio. Jaeger refers to sciences'
topics and their influence on new media from SMS to digital
The significane of the remake lies in its medium. No other art
has produced an exact analogy to it. Though, the remake seems to
call cinema into question: Being a kind of paradigm of
filmproduction, it leaves the logic of reproducing and performing
The remake has a rather paradoxical disposition. It needs not to
be inventive but must be dissimilar. An attempt for an aesthetical
discussion of the remake.
> Notes on Digital Film Editing
Digitial editing tools seems to offer unlimited possibilities
for the working process. But their permanent presence and
importunity disrupt the handling of the material. Although you
scarcely realise it, they promote a technocratic understanding of
> What is the Digital Revolution? Part One
The term of a Digital Revolution is associated with such
different topics like Star Wars, Blair Witch Project, Dogma 95, DV,
DVD and DivX. The text tries to structure the discussion and has a
look at how DV and the internet change low budget production.
Nothing is only technical in cinema. Match frame and jump cut,
for instance, can be considered as the basics of the audiovisual
> Beyond Interactive Cinema
Interactivity has long been seen as a logical development driven
by new technologies and the demand for realism. But how can
interactivity change traditional cinema?