Guy Schofield

g.p.schofield@ncl.ac.uk | Research Associate

Guy Schofield

Guy Schofield holds a BA in Fine Art from Cumbria Art College and a MA in Fine Art from Newcastle University. He is currently a research associate at Open Lab working mainly on connections between the audio and the visual. His PhD, Soundtrack Controlled Cinematographic Systems, centres around building systems that allow musicians to direct movies from musical performance. He is also 50% of audiovisual act The Turing Test and 1/3 of interactive performance system humanaquarium.


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Associated Projects

  • How to Make A Music Video 'Zine
    Drawing upon previous fieldwork in Cape Town, we produced a lo-fi, easily-reproducable, field-guide/manual in the form of a 'zine entitled 'how to make a music video'. The 'zine is available both as a hard-copy, distributed via Hype Magazine (a Cape ...
    August 30, 2011
  • Bootlegger
    Bootlegger is a revolutionary new tool for shooting live event videos using mobile phones. Musicians and fans can connect using Bootlegger to produce high-quality multi-camera concert fi­lms. Bootlegger acts as director and producer, coordinating came...
    August 30, 2011
  • Cinehack
    Cinehack is about hacking film. It’s about the stuff you won’t learn at film school… Cinehack's aim is to support lo/no-budget filmmakers and provide a place to gain and share insights which might be interesting to newbie movie-makers and cine...
    August 30, 2011
  • Cinehack: Cape Town
    Cinehack: Cape Town is a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project, which involved the production of music videos with musicians from the Cape Town Hip hop community. PAR involves working closely with communities to "address questions and issues that...
    August 30, 2011
  • Nightingallery
    The Nightingallery was an interactive musical installation featuring an animatronic bird. Members of the public were encouraged to approach and talk to the bird. The human voice was processed and then used to drive a synthesiser that meant the bird cou...
    August 30, 2011
  • humanaquaurium
    humanaquarium is a movable performance space designed to explore the ephemeral yet tangible relationship between artist and audience in the performing arts traditions. Two musicians collaborate with participants, sharing the intimacy of co-cre...
    August 30, 2011
  • CraftCube
    The CraftCube initiative presented new and exciting ways of displaying, interpreting and accessing contemporary craft with a focus on new technology. The aim of the research-based CraftCube series was to champion and expose to a broader audience practi...
    August 30, 2011
  • Soundtrack Controlled Cinematographic Systems
    Lighting and visuals in the form of projected video can greatly augment live music performances, and are becoming increasingly expected during performances in order to maintain the interest of the audience and to support an act’s identity. While adva...
    August 30, 2011
  • Computational Cinematography
    As 3D virtual environments become more realistic, there is an increasing demand for more immersive interactive narratives, but it is difficult to come up with camera control techniques that can contribute to this because of the unplanned nature of ...
    August 30, 2011
  • IRIS: Integrated Research in Interactive Storytelling
    Interactive storytelling endeavours to implement systems that will create narratives in which the user can become fully involved. For example, a user could interfere with the action of a well-known play, resulting in a different ending from the one the...
    August 30, 2011
 
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