Introduction

Thesis Title: Serendipity

Keywords: surprise, expectation, resolution, alternatives, random, chance, generative, and serendipity

The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way: a fortunate stroke of serendipity | [count noun] : a series of small serendipities. 1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes ‘were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of’.

Cf. also http://suramedura.com/the-three-princes-of-serendip/

Pitch: interactive music video that will reveal a composition and be genrated every time you watch it. Minimal user interaction or no interaction! Tie to my bass practice: many version & music creations. Tie to teaching becoming dependent on tools and playback that are all rigid

Jesse Comments: What do I want to protect in the compostion: feelingt of drama, something about coherence, do I keep an interest. Do people keep an interest. How much compositon. How do I listen back to it! What turn I out to form it. Compare it to the writing process. Where are my borders with my music. Mood related, day related. Experience of listening back.

Put into litterature research: research into random music;

Also use app as inspirat for other creations eg popeye film - OPEN up template ?

Also small part on legal aspects!

Composing for film and video games present differences and similarities that cannot be reduced to the process and the tools used. Non linearity is the essence of video games compared to movies. Although modern games use extensive cut scenes, cinema like linear scenes to tell a story the core of a video game are the interactive parts. The player becomes the agent of the agent and this is

TK adaptive audio

TK link to tech: « The Rise and Rise of Video Game Music There can be no doubt that interest in video game music has grown considerably in recent years.

The TAM project aims at using a modern freely available audio middleware FMOD and use it for the video clip format. The focus is on the music using generative technologies and also. Testingtesting combined with polls and focus groups will be used to assess the audience recepetion. A deliberate choice was made to decouple the visual aspects of the animated short film from the visual movie aspects. The designer and painter Astrid was give

Netflixc forray into interactive movies is one … (TK quote Netflox movies here with imdb link)

TK history of music video clips (with youtube links!)

TK history of games music b