_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…

_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…

_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”…

_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…

_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,…

_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 Visceral Web

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by Elaine McMillion Sheldon

The web can often feel cold, distant and anonymous, but these projects triggered a response from me. Whether emotionally or physically,…

_Confinement

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by MIT Open Documentary Lab

Here are projects that utilize new media techniques and technologies to explore themes of social confinement and isolation.

_Pushing Boundaries

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by AIR

Independent talent and public media drive innovative storytelling. As we’ve seen at AIR where we work with creative independent multimedia…

_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…

_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…

_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…

_Let’s Not Forget the Climate Crisis

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by MIT Open Documentary Lab

Here are exemplar projects using innovative media approaches bringing the urgency of climate change into our everyday 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…

_Mapping the Intersection of Two Cultures: Interactive Documentary and Digital Journalism

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by MIT Open Documentary Lab

The projects on this playlist mark the convergence of interactive documentary and digital journalism; two forms that, despite their distinctive…