_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,…

_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.

_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…

_Interactive Documentary: My Favorite Latin Projects

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by Arnau Gifreu

Canada and France are always going to be the pioneering leaders in the production of interactive documentaries. It seems that other countries,…

_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…

_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…

_The Personal is the Political

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by Paisley Smith

Paisley Smith shares which personal stories (across platforms) have impacted her over the years.

_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…

_Collective Wisdom

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by Co-Creation Studio

The Co-Creation studio at the MIT Open Documentary Lab published Collective Wisdom: Co-Creating Media within Communities, across Disciplines…

_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…

_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…

_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…

_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…

_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,…