publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Evaluating the Coherence of a Cinematic Universe as a Prerequisite for Worldmaking in Digital Cinema

Giorgos Dimitriadis;
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  • Published: 21 Oct 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The concept of worldmaking in cinema is closely connected with the use of special effects, especially computer-generated imagery (CGI). Digital technology has dramatically increased the level of detail and complexity of synthetic movie worlds, with a dual outcome: on one hand, it is much easier now to sever the connection with a pro-filmic reality, allowing room for synthetic worlds to arise as potentially autonomous; and on the other, viewer experience of cinema needs to accommodate this new technological reality. Following these observations, the present paper is a contribution to worldmaking theory with special focus on cinema; it assigns primary importance t...
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free text keywords: worldmaking, coherence, cinematic universe, cognition, franchise, CGI
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Evaluating the Coherence of a Cinematic Universe as a Prerequisite for Worldmaking in Digital Cinema

Giorgos Dimitriadis;