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The annual conference of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (SCSMI) welcomes you to the Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, June 11th – 14th, 2017

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Tuesday, June 13 • 15:00 - 15:30
SP Kata Szita. Movies on Smartphones: The Physiological Effects of Screen Size, Physical Connection, and the Active Environment

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The study aims to describe whether viewing experience on small screens, interactive interfaces, and active environments (that all define smartphone spectatorship) induce different level of attention, presence-feeling, and narrative understanding. Volunteers’ physiological reactions were measured while watching short footages of an English-speaking commercial movie on two types of screens (a smartphone and a 30” screen) in an isolated and a simulated natural environment to understand how audiovisual footages, such as mobile-distributed movies and commercial videos can communicate most effectively, and how the bodily contact between the smartphone and its user affects film experience and requires potential new viewing strategies from both the consumers’ and the content producers’ side.


Tuesday June 13, 2017 15:00 - 15:30 EEST
A-306 Room, Töölö Campus, Aalto University (3rd floor) Runeberginkatu 14-16, Helsinki