Turbulence – A User Study of a Hypernarrative Interactive Movie

  • Noam Knoller
  • Udi Ben Arie
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5915)


The goal of this study was to gain insight into the user experience of a recent hypernarrative interactive movie. Turbulence is a feature-length interactive narrative video and emphasising low frequency interaction, simultaneous optional plotlines and seemingly counter-agency moves. Eight participants took part in a phenomenological study of their experience, from which several directions for further study emerge.


User study interactive hypernarrative video 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noam Knoller
    • 1
  • Udi Ben Arie
    • 2
  1. 1.Amsterdam School of Cultural AnalysisUniversity of AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Film and TVTel Aviv UniversityIsrael

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