SIV

Surfing Interactive Video - Interactive Sports DVD-Video

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SIV is a non-fiction interactive surfing video production developed to explore the cultural, creative & commercial potential of interactive sports video entertainment. It aimed to exploit the middle ground between live action sports on television and simulated sports played on video game consoles. Initiated in 1995, its production was an early investigation into the technical and creative capabilities of the MPEG video standards and proposed DVD-Video and Interactive Television platforms.

• Funded by Cinemedia and the Australian Multimedia Enterprise 1996
• Awarded Multimedia Internet Network - Research Travel Scholarship 1999
• Selected for exhibition at Digital Arts & Culture: New Media and Contemporary Culture Exhibition, Georgia Tech, Atlanta 1999
• Master of Arts (Animation and Interactive Media) Research Project