_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.

_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…

_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.

_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…

_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,…

_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…

_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…

_Full Spectrum Documentary on the Climb

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by Jessica Clark

Since 2008, AIR has been cultivating an emerging documentary form: “full spectrum public media.”  Such creations extend beyond the…

_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…

_Hybrid Journalism

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by Andre Deak

This playlist includes projects which made me understand that journalism could take so many different forms, merging with other fields such…

_The Internet is Reality

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by Hugues Sweeney

We interpret the world around us, we seek and capture reality, we steal bits of life that occur outside our devices. We press “rec”…

_Documentary Games

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by The MIT Game Lab

The MIT Game Lab explores the question, "what is a documentary game?"

_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…