Extra narrative content via smartphone app

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☞ Interesting development, but where does it lead? Why can’t we just have a movie on the smart phone and not bother about using it during a public movie screening?

App places viewers’ second screens at the heart of its narrative, providing extra content to those who keep their smartphones at hand for the duration of the film.

❝Some people may get annoyed when audiences start getting their phones out during a performance, but we’ve come across a few projects that encourage those with an urge to check their devices – such as the Providence Performing Arts Center’s Tweet Seat scheme. Now, a new movie from the Netherlands called App has placed viewers’ second screens at the heart of its narrative, providing extra content to those who keep their smartphones at hand for the duration of the film. …❞

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