ARC – Towards Alternate Reality Cinema

  • Wendy Ann Mansilla
  • Andreas Schrader
  • Ranjan Shetty
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4326)


Today’s popular presentations of immersive digital narrative experiences commonly utilise wide screens or forms of panoramic projections to display visually realistic content. The shift of focus to other media forms that includes non-realistic and aesthetic expression using audio and small displays is a challenging step. This paper describes an interactive narrative content and design approach that explores small displays and wide perceptual audio projections to achieve an immersive experience. A mixed media content known as Autophobia was implemented as a proof of concept. Autophobia uniquely presents film, radio, and photomontage to achieve an alternate reality experience.


Experimental Cinema Interactive TV iTV Mobile Cinema Augmented and Mixed Reality Alternate Reality Games 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wendy Ann Mansilla
    • 1
  • Andreas Schrader
    • 1
  • Ranjan Shetty
    • 1
  1. 1.ISNM – International School of New Media at the University of LuebeckLuebeckGermany

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