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Interactive Typography Movie

Typo (Interactive Macromedia Director - made in 2004) from Julie Meitz on Vimeo.

Typo Macromedia Images

Update 2010:
My program is automatically downloading Shockwave 10 (not the most current Shockwave) and the "xtras" file that is needed is not there.

So, you can download it from my site here - right click and "Save link as": Swadcmpr.x32

Then place this "xtras" file in the C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Shockwave 10\Xtras folder and refresh this page.

The movie is 14.5 MB and takes approx. 1 minute to load on a DSL line. While you wait for it to load, you can play a ping-pong game, fun-fun! Also, there's music, so don't forget to turn up your speakers.

Click here to INTERACT with movie: TYPO MOVIE

 

Software: Macromedia Director MX 2004

Interactive Art Course: Wayne State University 2004

Tech Notes:
Although I should have incorporated Flash to reduce file size and for smoother frame-by-frame animation, I wanted to see what Director could handle. A couple sections in my project require more memory than is available sometimes, causing the the browser to crash - ugh. Also, some of the animations need to run thru once before obtaining proper speed.

Before you can play the movie, you need to install the FULL Shockwave Player, NOT Slim.

Download the FULL version here: http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/alternates/