John MacFarlane is producer of award-winning interactive and cross-platform documentary projects. He uses his background in journalism, documentary film, media theory and interactive design to develop and produce innovative, meaningful projects at SBS Australia. He is particularly interested in works that promote civic engagement, understanding and equality, and that make creative, valid use of the interactive potential of the web. He has worked on projects that have won at SXSW Interactive, FWA, AIMIA and more and that have been selected for the Webbys, IDFA and elsewhere. He most recently worked as a producer on the interactive documentary The Block: Stories from a Meeting Place.
Installation: Alma, a Tale of Violence 21 Nov 2012 at 10:00
Exhibition of photography and drawings from the interactive project Alma, a Tale of Violence.
Installation: Moments of Innovation 21 Nov 2012 at 10:00
Interactive Installation: When Documentary and Technology Converge
Installation: Robots in Residence 21 Nov 2012 at 15:00
If robots can build cars and bomb people in foreign countries, why wouldn’t they be able to make documentary films one day?
Senior Content Producer at SBS Australia, John MacFarlane produces cross-platform and interactive projects that focus on multi-culturalism and social inclusion