Cultural Shock

_Cultural Shock

...a new perspective. During two months of online casting, forty-five candidates battled to win a trip to their country of origin. Once there, the rules were clear: no CO2, no...
BIIDAABAN: FIRST LIGHT

_BIIDAABAN: FIRST LIGHT

...Canada’s largest urban environment. The importance of language for understanding Indigenous perspectives is one of the main themes of the piece. As Indigenous languages risk disappearing, we risk losing what...
Motto: A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Vincent Morisset’s latest adventure

_Motto: A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Vincent Morisset’s latest adventure

...National Film Board of Canada (NFB) production, Motto is the work of Vincent Morisset’s digital creation studio, AATOAA, in collaboration with Montreal novelist Sean Michaels. The NFB-AATOAA team has a...
Motto

_Motto

...Vincent Morisset’s acclaimed digital production studio, and prize-winning novelist Sean Michaels. This is the third collaboration between the National Film Board of Canada and Vincent Morisset, after the Webby Award...
AI Platforms for Interactive Storytellers

_AI Platforms for Interactive Storytellers

...set up. Unity provides several pre-trained environments and agents to start and play with, and there are already a bunch of easy and fun tutorials to follow online. ml5.js by...
Climate Witness Project

_Climate Witness Project

...in temperature. Built from the philosophy of the human rights organization Witness (www.witness.org), The Climate Witness project provides the tools for students to document the impact of humanity’s crimes against...
Aftermath VR: Euromaidan

_Aftermath VR: Euromaidan

Aftermath VR: Euromaidan is an immersive documentary project about the Euromaidan Revolution in Kyiv, Ukraine. This experience reconstructs the events that occurred on February 20 2014, when government police forces...
The Personal is the Political

_The Personal is the Political

...put out into the world. ‘Traditional’ documentaries like “Stories We Tell” directed by fellow Canadian Sarah Polley have impacted me immensely. Polley tells her family story through film recreated archival...
Spectre

_Spectre

...is named after the online persona of Dr. Aleksandr Kogan, the data scientist that sold 87 million Facebook profiles to Cambridge Analytica. As part of Spectre, co-creators Bill Posters and...
I’ve Always Been Jealous of Other People’s Families

_I’ve Always Been Jealous of Other People’s Families

I’ve Always Been Jealous of Other People’s Families is an interactive machine-learning installation that investigates the mental states of the machines we create. The project, created by Shirin Anlen,...
StreetMusicMap

_StreetMusicMap

...also the first project to curate street musicians on Spotify, creating global playlists featuring the best buskers in the world. StreetMusicMap explores the connection between offline and online environments. Street...
Collective Wisdom

_Collective Wisdom

...planning). Four types of co-creation in media are identified in the study: within communities (in person and online); across disciplines and organizations; and increasingly, humans co-creating with living systems and...
Drawing Operations

_Drawing Operations

Drawing Operations is an ongoing series of human-machine drawing performances developed by artist Sougwen Chung with different robots named D.O.U.G. (Drawing Operations Unit: Generation __). Through the process of co-creative...
Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency

_Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency

The Crowd-Sourced Intelligence Agency (CSIA) is a creative research project that takes the form of an online application and interactive installation that partially replicates an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) system....