Comic Action

Comic Action will be used to teach digital literacy to young people using live video rendering.
It is aimed at making writing and making stories fun

The patch is built using visual coding (max msp jitter and will be avaliable for free to interested people)

We take a live video feed mess with the image to create a cartoon then render speech bubbles over the top, it’s all done in real time.

First we get people familiar with the system and then start the process of creating a story through multiple frames. It’s a work in progress………..

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Here is a snippet of our test outing at ‘Darwin Youth Week’

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Youth Week is on at the Darwin Entertainment Centre in April. The City of Darwin Libraries is presenting Lib-Con, an Anime, Comic and Pop Culture Convention, from 10 – 13 April.The Digital Mobile Hub will be there Friday 12 April showcasing the latest in network gaming and other Digital Hub programs. As well as running Comic Action a live interactive cartoon making installation.

Comic Action is real-time cartoon making. You and your friends images convert to a cartoon image and we add speech bubbles to make them say what you want. Come and join us, armed with your best one-liners.

We will performing Cartoon Action from 6 – 8 pm Friday 12 April.

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Can’t wait until Comic Action? Get started now and write your best lines. Send them to us and we might use them on the day (we do reserve the right to change them for public broadcasting purposes, but we’ll keep them as original as possible).Comic-Action(blankk)

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