_Setting a Cultural Stage for Social Impact

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by Lina Srivastava

They use their art to create avenues for political and social framing, empathy and change, or direct action. And they set a cultural stage…

_Tablet-ready Interactive Docs

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by Chris Dymond

Tablets provide a visually beautiful and rich experience that brings audiences closer to the material, make it easy to engage with deeper…

_The Living Documentary

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by Sandra Gaudenzi

I do not see interactive technology as a tool, but as a process that brings cultural, aesthetic, and political changes. Within this context,…

_Re-Enchanting Spaces: Participatory Location-Based Media

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by Sue Ding

Location-based media—physically or digitally linked to physical locations, conceptually connected to these locations, and designed to…

_Harsh Wonder: The Mystery & Reality of Being Alive

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by Wendy Levy

I think a lot about this Mary Oliver quote: “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt…

_The Interactive Documentary: my life, my passion, my playlist

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by Arnau Gifreu

Interactive digital media have had an impact on the logics of production, exhibition and reception of traditional audiovisual documentaries.

_The New Visual Documentary

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by Liza Faktor

The new visual documentary is different from what already exists in the well-defined editorial, film, broadcasting, and art contexts, both…

_Energy, Economy and Culture

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by Patricia Aufderheide

Can interactive docs bring social issues alive differently and in ways that more directly make connections for users between their own lives…

_Trailblazers, Technologies and Truth(s)

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by Katerina Cizek

Documentarians have always been at the forefront of innovation in form and content, as William Uricchio has so eloquently highlighted with…

_Let’s play with documentary!

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by Cédric Mal

Since the very beginning of cinema, documentary has played. With its characters (Nanook of the North), with reality (all modern mixes between…

_Transmedia 101

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by MIT Open Documentary Lab

Innovative projects showcasing the potential of transmedia approaches in documentary, curated by MIT Open Documentary Lab.

_Ingrid’s Picks

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by Ingrid Kopp

Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives at the Tribeca Film Institute, shares some of her favorite interactive works, from early influences…

_Documentary as Co-Creation

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by Mandy Rose

In the context of networked culture the ground beneath documentary has shifted. Cheap, accessible, and mobile production tools make the…

_In Search of Truth

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by Kamal Sinclair

I’m fascinated by the relationship of “point-of-view” to our understanding of truth. I’m amazed by how vehemently we hold on to…

_Sound stories

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by Francesca Panetta

Audio is particularly effective in emotionally connecting when telling stories. It also leaves room for the imagination.