Create a web-based non-linear story. For this assignment, you can use photography, illustration, montage, or simple text to create a narrative with multiple story paths which can be navigated using hyperlinks. 80% of the imagery and all of the text used must be your own original content.
1) Map out your narrative, using illustrator or simply a pen and paper.
2) Develop the imagery/text for each page.
3) In your MEDP150 folder, create a new folder named narrative. Save all of your files for this project, including a new index.html, directly in the narrative folder.
4) Post your project to the web, ensuring that all of your links work.
There must be at least three possible endings
There must be multiple ways to get to each one.
You can create link hotspots on images this way:
If you want to do this with video, you can use the image map this way:
MEDP150 Extra Credit Assignment
We are offering an extra credit opportunity to MEDP150 students who attend one of the panels at the Theorizing the Web conference on either April 15th or 16th and write a short response paper to it. Completion of this assignment will be worth 6 extra points on the final exam.
The conference will take place at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. Please note that if you want to participate in this opportunity, you must register ahead of time on the conference website, you cannot show up on the day of and expect to be admitted. Please also note that attendees must pay a $1 online donation at the time of registration.
Theorizing the Web is an inter- and non-disciplinary annual conference that brings together scholars, journalists, artists, activists, and technology practitioners to think conceptually and critically about the interrelationships between the Web and society.
In order to receive the extra credit points, you must complete the following and submit them to your lab instructor:
- Proof of attendance – this could be a paper program or admission ticket. If these items are not available, you may take a photo of yourself that clearly demonstrates your attendance at one of the panel discussions.
- Short response paper – This will be a two-page, double-spaced paper written in Arial 12pt with 1″ margins. The paper should summarize the key points of the panel you attended, as well as provide your analysis of and response to the topic discussed.
Please check the conference website for a complete listing of panel topics and speakers.
If you don’t want to leave campus, you can go to this: If you do, you MUST stay for the critique, and fulfill all of the requirements above.
Eyespeak and IMA’s first visiting artist of the year! Signe Baumane is screening her feature animation documentary this Friday night! Following the screening, you’re more than welcome to stay for a critique of a few works-in-progress animation shorts by IMA students. There will be pizzas from Two Boots..so stop by the screening a bit early (6:30ish) to get some food!
This Friday – April 15th – event starts at 7pm
The location is now the TV STUDIO – 436 Hunter North (68th Street and Lexington)
Free and open to the public! RSVP by emailing me!