• by various directors

    In this web documentary based on found footage, journalist Steven Poole explains at breakneck speed how the public debate is being corrupted with “unspeak.”

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  • by Natalia Rojas

    This website compresses 1.2 billion Facebook profile photos into a full-screen mosaic, and a remarkable world atlas

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  • by NFB Digital Studio

    This interactive photo book tells the story of Antonio “Pit” Allard, who retreats for the very last time into the Canadian wilderness to hunt.

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  • by Samuel Bollendorff & Olivia Colo

    This shocking web documentary captures the recent wave of suicides in France, which is on the verge of a collective burnout.

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  • by Elaine McMillion, Robert Hall, Jeff Soyk

    This multimedia collage is a morale booster for the residents of McDowell County, who keep hope alive in their shrinking region.

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  • by Alexandra Handal

    Presenting itself as a high-end real estate agency’s website, this labyrinthine web-documentary uses expropriated houses to uncover Palestinian stories of displacement from West Jerusalem.

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  • by Théo Le Du Fuentes

    This surprising combination of video game and book maps out the multifaceted history of typography.

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  • by Vincent Morisset & Aaron Koblin

    This collaboration between Vincent Morisset and art rockers Arcade Fire is a fascinating experiment with interactivity, in which you the viewer get to build your own video installation at home.

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  • by Wesley Grubbs & Nicholas Yahnke

    This animated infographic shows that clandestine drone attacks carried out in Pakistan by the American military claim almost exclusively innocent victims.

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  • by Thomas Østbye & Edwin

    A crowdsourcing project on the propagandistic “Taman Mini” amusement park, in which the films made by visitors lead to a dialogue about Indonesian history.

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  • by David Dufresne

    A groundbreaking fusion of documentary and video game in which visitors play the detective, unraveling the interests that lurk behind the Canadian oil industry

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  • by Jonathan Harris

    In this web documentary, nine women working in the lesbian porn industry reveal all – their bodies and their innermost thoughts. Or do they?

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  • by Katerina Cizek

    This latest episode in a multi-annual documentary project highlights the history of the vertical living, from the Tower of Babel to the skyscrapers in New York.

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  • by Thomas Kaan & Prospektor

    An interactive version of a subdued video about the lives of war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  • by Rob Hornstra & Arnold van Bruggen

    This multimedia slow journalism project tells the shadow narrative to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, which is surrounded by conflict zones. It brings together long reads, photo series and TV reports.

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Past events

Industry Panel: The Future of Interactive Storytelling 26 Nov 2013 at 15:00

Where will it be in 5 years?

Live: The Age of the Interface 26 Nov 2013 at 20:00

A live cinema celebration of storytelling the age of the interface. With internet pioneers Vincent Morisset and Moniker, cardboard interfaces, connected smartphones, interactive music videos and an edible camera. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.

Live: Playing with Reality 25 Nov 2013 at 20:00

Interactive showcase of three game-changing, playable documentaries, including 17000 Islands, Type:Rider and the NFB’s Fort McMoney, one of the most ambitious documentary games ever made. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.

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Upcoming: IDFA DocLab 2014

Join us in Amsterdam from 20-26 November and explore the future of interactive non-fiction storytelling, virtual reality and digital media art.

Jonathan Harris keynote now available online

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Watch Radiolab on stage in Seattle

Radiolab once again raises the bar for live documentary storytelling events.

And the winner is: I Love Your Work

Read the full jury rapport for the firestarters IDFA Doclab Award for Digital Storytelling 2013.

Interactive Reality Lab Report

The Interactive Reality Lab is a new meeting place or “un-conference” for international experts and a talent program for twenty digital documentary storytellers from the Netherlands and Belgium. A summary of the Masterclash Hackathon and the Interactive Talent Summit.

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