_Constraints

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by Eran Hadas and Udi Ben-Arie

Narratologist Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan addresses the effect that the media may have on artworks. Rimmon-Kenan argues that the inherent properties…

_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…

_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.

_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.

_Caspar’s All-Time Favorites

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by Caspar Sonnen

For the launch of the MIT Open Documentary Lab’s _docubase at IDFA 2013, Caspar Sonnen compiled a list of his all-time favorite interactive…

_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 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,…

_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”…

_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.

_Korsakow

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by Florian Thalhofer

Open-source application for creating web docs and nonlinear, interactive narratives.

_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…

_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…

_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…

_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…

_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.