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Call for Entry: interactive and new media projects

IDFA DocLab is looking for interactive and new media projects for its annual Competition for Digital Documentary Storytelling (Deadline 1 August 2011).

IDFA DocLab is a unique festival program within IDFA, showcasing interactive webdocs and other new forms of digital storytelling that expand the documentary genre beyond linear filmmaking. Selected projects are presented online, as well as during live cinema events, exhibitions, workshops and industry panels.

Since its launch in 2008, IDFA DocLab has developed into an international platform and an official competition program. Projects that previously premiered at IDFA DocLab include GazaSderotHighrise/OutMyWindow,Welcome to Pine PointPrisonValleyFrom ZeroYoung Me Now Me, and many others. Throughout the year, IDFA DocLab maintains an online database and organises guest programs at other events, such as SXSW and the new PhotoStories conference.

Besides the DocLab festival program, IDFA’s co-financing market The FORUM offers a place for crossmedia projects looking for financing.

Submission Deadlines

1 August 2011: IDFA DocLab competition program for Digital Documentary Storytelling. Please use the regular IDFA Festival Entry Form and classify your project as interactive.

1 September 2011: IDFA FORUM for Crossmedia Projects. Projects looking for financing should use the FORUM Entry Form.

See also

IDFA Industry website: www.idfa.nl/industry

IDFA DocLab website: www.idfa.nl/doclab

Twitter: www.twitter.com/doclab

Email: doclab@idfa.nl