Step into the virtual shoes of Decontee Davis, who recovered from Ebola and now helps other victims of the disease in a township in Monrovia, Liberia.
This personalized series on privacy shows who benefits from the online private data that we unthinkingly share every day with those out to make money off of us.
This addictive tableau vivant of a packed Piccadilly Circus allows observers to attach a limitless number of comment “tags” to the people in the crowd.
An algorithm uses an image to generate prose and poetry, while a surveillance camera scans for faces and describes what it sees in “spoken” words.
A virtual environment that brings back to life the historical collection of the Mosul Museum, raided by IS in 2014.
Step into the first “drawn reality” by Jan Rothuizen, about the “premium experience” of the tower room in an Amsterdam department store.
One survivor of the London bombings of July 7, 2005 talks about that day and gives us a sense of the trauma that still haunts her.
This interactive documentary provides a platform for victims of the involuntary sterilization campaigns under Peruvian President Fujimori in the 1990s.
An interactive collage of an endless stream of video clips, messages and other visual noise, reflecting the frenetic restlessness that characterizes the Internet.
In 10 powerful Internet videos from Al Jazeera, we share the pasts and futures of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
A virtual reality love trip through the brain activity that occurs in the staggering moment you fall in love; a poem written in data.
This interactive online documentary shows how citizen activists in Lahore are responding to extremism with art and culture.
A serene photo and video portrait of the predominantly African American residents of a housing project in South Los Angeles.
A virtual reality exploration of the heavily guarded border between North and South Korea makes the paranoia of the Cold War palpable.
A prisoner in Louisiana since 1972, Herman Wallace tells the disturbing story of his solitary confinement in a series of interactive animations.
An interactive documentary in which the viewer can navigate through 30 couples discussing the big themes of love and relationships.
This powerful and highly dynamic interactive documentary offers insight into the unintended long-term effects of Dutch colonialism, making them palpable.
Protest or riot? A comparison of reporting on unrest at Tiananmen Square in 1989 shows how various versions of the news crystallize into historical fact.
Uploading photos isn’t as harmless as you might think, as demonstrated by this amusing but unsettling online data project.
Big data is drawing humanity ever deeper into the machine, and virtual immortality is around the corner.
This interactive app takes the user on the stormy voyage to Bermuda that inspired John Lennon to make his album Double Fantasy.
Spend the night together with your partner in the virtual love hotel, which tastefully combines online erotic literature and photography.
A 360-degree documentary that shows the climatological and cultural changes taking place in the Arctic area, literally from all sides.
You think refugees are passive victims? Then spend some time in Domiz in northern Iraq and find out what everyday life in a camp is really like.
This audiovisual whodunit keeps its podcast listeners in a perpetual state of tension – who killed the American schoolgirl Hae Min Lee?
A moral update on the Internet era on the basis of the seven deadly sins, presented as an interactive website with videos, posts and polls.
This collage of shrieking, roaring, growling and bellowing invites the viewer to contribute to an eternal scream.
This free app injects human contact into contemporary telecommunications like a “message in a bottle 2.0,” putting strangers in contact with one another.
How subtitles and dubbing can change the meaning of a film and even give a whole new interpretation to the images.
Kutiman creates whole new songs from YouTube videos: smoothly edited songs composed from the work of anonymous amateur musicians.
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.
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.
In this web documentary, nine women working in the lesbian porn industry reveal all – their bodies and their innermost thoughts. Or do they?
A crowdsourcing project on the propagandistic “Taman Mini” amusement park, in which the films made by visitors lead to a dialogue about Indonesian history.
An interactive version of a subdued video about the lives of war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
In this web documentary based on found footage, journalist Steven Poole explains at breakneck speed how the public debate is being corrupted with “unspeak.”
This animated infographic shows that clandestine drone attacks carried out in Pakistan by the American military claim almost exclusively innocent victims.
This multimedia collage is a morale booster for the residents of McDowell County, who keep hope alive in their shrinking region.
This surprising combination of video game and book maps out the multifaceted history of typography.
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.
A groundbreaking fusion of documentary and video game in which visitors play the detective, unraveling the interests that lurk behind the Canadian oil industry
This website compresses 1.2 billion Facebook profile photos into a full-screen mosaic, and a remarkable world atlas
This interactive photo book tells the story of Antonio “Pit” Allard, who retreats for the very last time into the Canadian wilderness to hunt.
This shocking web documentary captures the recent wave of suicides in France, which is on the verge of a collective burnout.
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.
A simple but effective online timewaster: stop your cursor somewhere on the screen and a picture is loaded in which someone points right back at it.
In 12 short films, hosts Oleg and Katya take us on a tour of Ukraine, which hosted the European Soccer Cup last summer.
A crash course in parenthood, for women who are afraid to look worn out after childbirth and men who can’t multitask
This Tate Modern web exhibition presents the vestiges of lost artworks, to bring attention to their impact on the art world.
A new generation of Chilean filmmakers joins forces on this online platform with snapshots of everyday goings-on in Chile.
Five dreamlike collages of image and sound transport us to disaster areas, after the reporters have left.
“The most beautiful place in the world to tell stories”: a platform where users can share their life stories in pictures, text and audio
Wildlife in Banff National Park from the perspective of a grizzly bear and that of the park rangers watching her 24 hours a day.
This interactive tablet documentary allows you to swipe back and forth between a no-frills presentation of the violent confessions of former gang member Alma and an alternate image stream that puts it all in context.
Three times a week, Internet pioneer Ze Frank humorously deals the world while creating wonderful collaborative artworks with his Internet audience.
The website as a confessional: insomniacs are asked to provide insight into their affliction, which will be used in an interactive artwork.
Three-dimensional web installation about the turbulent history of The Block, an aboriginal district in the heart of Sydney. Forty years on, it’s about to make way for a new development.
The story of Derek Boogaard, an NHL hockey player who died at 28 of an accidental drug and alcohol overdose, compounded with chronic skull fractures incurred on the ice.
A live web documentary about At Home, a major Canadian housing project that gave homes to 1,265 homeless people.
Award-winning innovative graphic novel app that reconstructs the battle for black gold in the Arab world, long before the Second World War broke out.
A transmedial documentary production about the final days of the Soviet system, told using old postcards.
A digital recording of the residents of a Toronto high-rise as they work with an architect to improve their home.
A multimedia experiment in journalistic storytelling best experienced as an interactive film.
An austere animated web documentary in which four people who attempted but failed to commit suicide explain what drove them to their desperate act.
Goa hippies travel to the Indian beach paradise Anjuna Beach – the place where it all began.
A sensory journey into the heart of Tchernobyl’s exclusion zone – the forbidden area around the nuclear power plant.
A cinematic story machine that tells you who you are, based on the material possessions you hold dear.
Forty men and women look back on the 9/11 attacks.
A social website wants to end the taboo on talking about sex, using video messages, discussion forums and infographics.
Your brother is at war but life goes on.
Everything that newspapers and TV ignore is dealt with here, in 27 short films by retrained photojournalists, who capture crisis-ridden Greece in a creative, resolute way.
Documentary photographer Kadir van Lohuizen is traveling from the southern tip of Chile to the very north of Alaska, creating multimedia photo stories along the way.
Choose your own field of vision in the images of a bloody protest in pre-revolutionary Libya or a chaotic police arrest on the streets of New Orleans.
What would you rescue if your house was on fire?
A search for creative, artistic ways to intervene in public space, presented both linearly and non-linearly. Winner IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling 2011.
Digital documentary pioneers turn their interactive documentary into a live cinema event. With Insitu and The Prism: Krisis Greece 2011, both selected for the IDFA DocLab Competition.
DocLab is open to all sorts of interactive projects, ranging from webdocs, apps and virtual reality projects to data art, multimedia journalism, installations and live performances.