The iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research, established in 2002, is an interdisciplinary arts, engineering and science centre spanning the Faculties of the College of Fine Arts, Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering, Law and Science at the University of New South Wales. It brings together researchers and postgraduate students in aesthetics, artificial intelligence, atmosphere science, civil engineering, computer science, digital media, media theory, multimedia design and law.
The iCinema research program focuses on research into interactive media for benchmark applications across the arts, broadcast, construction, environment, heritage, museum and visualisation sectors. In particular, it is focused on the way next generation technologies can be used to imagine new ways of living, learning, researching and working.
The Centre has four principal research programs: