John MacFarlane has been involved as a producer on various interactive and cross-platform documentary projects, including The Block: Stories From A Meeting Place, which won Australia’s top journalism award, the SXSW Interactive winner Goa Hippy Tribe, and numerous others, working from concept to design to launch and beyond. He is particularly interested in works that promote civic engagement, and that make creative, valid use of the interactive potential of the web. His has been an invited commissioner on forum panels at IDFA and Hot Docs for interactive projects, and has attended events including Tribeca, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Hot Docs and Power to the Pixel as a cross media expert. He is currently working as a producer on SBS’s flagship current affairs program, Insight. On the side he assists with programming at Sydney’s Antenna International Documentary Fest.
DocLab Shorts 24 Nov at 19:45
A program of short stories that would never have existed without the internet.
Producer at SBS Australia with a background in journalism, documentary film, media theory and interactive design.