One of the leading names of digital culture, Lev Manovich, predicted that in the 1990s cinema and digital media would intertwine and that, with the end of the analogue era, the cinema would evolve into a digital medium: the cinema and computers were going to “become one”.
BIG DATA is no longer a buzzword but increasingly surging into our professional life. Even though exposure of surveillance, data mining, and data theft are negatively connotated, the realm of Data Studies analysis offers Big Data unforeseen possibilities and potential to influence our social and economic environment.
The project will be centered around the constitution of a “philosophical compendium”, an online database of proper translated and commented referential texts which will be accompanied by an encyclopedia of philosophical questions about film and film experience as well as about film theorists and philosophers.
The department of Film and Television Studies offers all students of the University of Helsinki general knowledge about audiovisual culture as well as the opportunity of gaining a deeper historical and theoretical understanding of this field.
The department of Film Studies at Freie Universität Berlin works in a key interdisciplinary field in the humanities.The study of the forms, both new and old, that the art of film and cinematic entertainment have taken over the years forms the essential basis for an ever-broadening range of different understandings of the mental activity of the images: Film Studies at Freie