Description of Digital Rights Management
– With the explosive rise of digital media, computing devices and digital networks have allowed the ability for digital media to be distributed at a highly flexible and cost-efficient way. This has led to a change on how the media is being consumed, with more and more sales dropping for DVD’s and CD’s causing problems for many retailers, but on the other hand, digital media is rising in contrast. However, with the media being accessed digitally it also allows people to access, manipulate or even duplicate the media beyond the terms and conditions that was originally agreed upon….
Storytelling Through Digital Media
– ‘The Matrix’ – A Non Linear Narrative The main focus of the first assessment was that of non linear multi narrative storytelling through digital media. The importance of structure in digital storytelling is emphasised by Miller (2004, pp 114) “In a work of digital storytelling, the structure not only supports the narrative and gaming elements but also helps determine the nature of the interactivity”. It was from this, that I realised how important it would be to structure my narrative effectively so that the user could enjoy the experience as much as possible….
The Evolution of Digital Film
– … (1) However it wasn’t actually Parkes that patented celluloid. John Wesley Hyatt an inventor and his brother Isaiah who actually patented their material as celluloid. So celluloid originated from New Jersey in the United States. Celluloid was actually created to become a replacement for the use of ivory in many products. However is made its way into film industry later on. This was primarily down to the work of John H. Stevens. “John H. Stevens was a chemist at the Celluloid Manufacturing Company” ….
Cinema and the Digital Age
– “Film has shaped the new media to accommodate it” -David Bordwell, Kirsten Thompson, p.730. Since the introduction of Digital Cinema in the late 90’s, it is fair to say that we are well and truly immersed in a new digital age for film. Despite some filmmaker’s objection to the introduction of digital cinema, and an overall wariness of the conversion from traditional films to digital, nowadays, the majority of films that we see in the cinema are digitally made. “The next ten years may witness the almost complete disappearance of celluloid film stock as a recording, distribution, and exhibition medium.” (Roderick….
Oral Translation to the Digital Frontier
– We cannot escape human contact by hiding behind separate screens and keyboards, communicating via messages, emails, and status updates, as anchored in social media usage. Despite the fact that we’re hidden, true verbal communication and oral culture is not totally lost. As Walter Ong put it in the introduction of his book Orality and Literacy, “Our understanding of the differences between orality and literacy developed only in the electronic age, not earlier.” Social networks and the activity that occurs on them is an extension of orality, though many could argue that status updates and tweets are literary due to their written form….