HITRECORD: Interactive Production

What happens when you bring the open-source nature of the internet to the environment of a production company? Thanks to Joseph-Gordon Levitt, you get HITRECORD. The way it works is that anyone can post a part of a project they want, such as a script, an illustration, video footage, etc. and others can contribute to…

David O’Reilly

David O’Reilly is an artist, writer and director who recently gained interest after creating the (fake) holographic video game in the 2013 Spike Jonze film, Her, and soon after releasing the unorthodox (real) video game Mountain. The 2014 game Mountain drew attention for two main reasons among others. one; it was made by “that guy…

A Game of Telephone: Sophie Calle

Sophie Calle is an artist of eclectic and unusual variety, with different multimedia works. However, her phone booth piece, Le Telephone, naturally grew it’s own narrative through the interactions between Sophie Calle and the participating audience. The origin of Le Telephone comes from her interest in a phone booth that was placed in the middle…

Secret Cinema: A Communal Effort

“The jaw-dropping interactive cinematic experience spans the bowels of a greasy starship port, to the sweltering marketplace and cantinas of fan-favourite, Tatooine and more.” – Aaron Brown, Express.co.uk Secret Cinema hosts large scale, theatrical and interactive events themed around movies that they screen at the end of each event. Their latest exploit was into the…

Experiential Emotion in Games: That Game Company

All forms of media are created to bring out a reaction in the viewer. Comedies try to pull out humor, dramas try to pull out sadness and inspiration, traditional art tries to connect to people either in the abstract or representationally. And now video games have been attempting all the same. However, most games still…

Ford to Apple to Tesla

The design of not only that cars of Tesla Motors, but the design of the ecosystem around them is shaking up the car and energy industries, yet Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, is pulling these ideas from the past and from tech industries. BUSINESS model Musk has been using Ford’s business model since the release of…