The Edwardian Country House: An Exegesis

by: Alan McKee / Queensland University of Technology
In the 2002 British reality series The Edwardian Country House 21 people live just as they would have done in the first decade of the twentieth century. Six of them take the role of the family who own the house, while fifteen take the role of the servants. And they live those Edwardian lives – strictly – for three months.

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Dancing in the Distraction Factory: CGI, Captured Feet, and Box Office Magic

by: Anna Beatrice Scott / University of California, Riverside
Dancing is a central component to today’s CGI blockbusters. What happens in the transformation from the physical to the digital? What effects has dance had on animation and animation on dance? And how does dancing in the digital realm shape our perception of reality?

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