S.P.I.N.Y.

Interactive feature film script and game production

featuring evelyn ortiz-prinz / dorel coban / helmut eder
concept | script | game design | mise-en-scène alexandra reill

The user experiences different phases and variations of an interactive plot, the main character of which has to answer her questions about autonomy and freedom in the context of a relationship drama.

A film script serves as the basis for intuitive user guidance, which enables the user to experience the main plot and its variations individually. Broken down onto the storyboard of a simple soap opera that works with placatives and standardisms of comic style, the experimental entertainment game provokes familiar emotions in questions of personality and relationship building known from television worlds. Through the possibility of interactive intervention and in every situation afresh, the player is asked to take the decision about how the story should develop.

“Sandrella” falls in love with a fatal lover, a seductive “black hero”. She easily gets involved with him when she, representing her advertising agency, travels to Puerto Rico and meets him there on the hotel beach …

camera / video material alexandra reill / captured film footage
illustrations | animations evelyn ortiz-prinz / alexandra reill
image editing alexandra reill
soundtrack
muren ismail / sigrid liesz / alexandra reill / roby ster
vocals sigrid liesz / alexandra reill
sound mix roby ster

game programming
martin deininger / amatus mitellehner / alexandra reill / manfred sabitzer
HTML game layout | programming
anja wulz / herbert wulz / alexandra reill
VPN application herbert wulz / alexandra reill

production team
christian henner-fehr / barbara raninger / alexandra reill
production kanonmedia | vienna 1998-2001

S.P.I.N.Y. supported by

S.P.I.N.Y. was developed with the kind support of the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

S.P.I.N.Y. is the first Austrian interactive feature script implemented as game on CD ROM | online HTML game | online interactive fullscreen VPN application funded by the MEDIA Programme of the European Community.

Our further thxs go to

— austrian film institute
— herbert gnauer
— izone
— dr. sascha kostrba-steinbrecher
— lomographische gesellschaft
— paul pazdera
german pizzinini
— public netbase
— wolfgang sos
— uli steininger
— paul tavolato
— viennadesign
— wulz & meesen oeg

S.P.I.N.Y. installed at

— frauenvernetzungstag / rema / vie / a / 04
— free manifesta / d / 02
— rhizome artbase / us / 02
— brucknerhaus linz / a / 02
— multi-screen installation: stein / fushion fashion a / 02
— lux / a / 01

S.P.I.N.Y. featured by

— art game studies / int / 12
— mymecaze / int / 08
— logo22 – video / d / 08
— net art connexion / int / 08
— world hotel guide / int / 08
— nettime / int / 02
— amsterdam.nettime / nl / 02
— silverserver pipermail / a / 02
— fashion network / a / 02
— e-zine / f / au / 01
— maxima / a / 01
— fashion.at / a / 01
— beautyme.com / a / 01
— fashionoffice.org / a / 01
— confashion.com / a / 01
— monitor / a / 99