IAP 99 Non-Credit Activities by Sponsor

Media Arts & Sciences

Ernie Kovacs TV Marathon
V. Michael Bove, Jr.
Thu Jan 14, 12-05:00pm, E15-344

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Single session event
In the 1950's, an era when TV comedy consisted of relocated radio sitcoms and vaudeville routines, Ernie Kovacs pioneered the anarchic style now familiar to viewers of programs like ``Saturday Night Live.'' He was also one of the first and most creative users of electronic special effects. Come watch five hours of Ernie at his best.
Contact: V. Michael Bove, Jr., E15-324, x3-0334, vmb@media.mit.edu

Isis, the Object-Based Media Scripting Language
Stefan Agamanolis , V. Michael Bove, Jr.
Tue Jan 12, 10am-04:00pm, E15-344

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Limited to 15 students.
Single session event
The language Isis forms the basis for systems ranging from hyperlinked television soap operas to telemeeting environments to interactive art installations. Learn how Isis works, and how the Media Lab uses it for real-time, cutting-edge, distributed video and audio applications. Undergraduates particularly encouraged to attend. Lunch provided.
Web: http://www.media.mit.edu/isis
Contact: Stefan Agamanolis, E15-348, x3-4551, stefan@media.mit.edu

Walter Bender
Tue, Thu, Jan 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, 02-04:00pm, E15-135

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
What would a television program about MIT be like? A Nova series? A television news magazine? A talk show? A series of televised lectures? A game show? Sesame Street? ER? The X-files? Star Trek? Help us design MITV this IAP.
Contact: Walter Bender, E15-053, x3-7331, walter@media.mit.edu

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