A program of short stories that would never have existed without the internet.
Future Cities is a transmedia documentary about five emerging cities. Cities behind the obvious; because we all know Rio de Janeiro and Shanghai are booming.
Future cities tells the story of cities challenging these wellknown urban areas as it comes to creativity, (economic) growth and innovation. In video, words and pictures. Future Cities consists of five individual components; each about a different emerging city.
IDFA DocLab is the New Media program of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). Since 2007, the program showcases new forms of documentary storytelling and interactive media art, both online and offline. During the IDFA Festival in November, DocLab presents a competition program for Digital Documentary Storytelling, live cinema events, interactive installations, workshops and industry panels. The program is open to all media that can be used to tell a documentary story.