Zilla van den Born fabricated the evidence of a five-week trip around Southeast Asia that she never took.
Uploading photos isn’t as harmless as you might think, as demonstrated by this amusing but unsettling online data project.
A thought-provoking and laughter-inducing dance on the grave of our inevitable demise, performed live by Radiolab in Seatle.
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 surprising combination of video game and book maps out the multifaceted history of typography.
The artist Paolo Cirio prints life-sized pictures of people found on Google’s Street View, and posts them at the exact spot where they were taken.
Fifty years after Alleman, theater director Bert Hana leads us through the streets of the Netherlands, digitally captured through Google Street View.
An online mockumentary
Girl Walk // All Day is an exuberant feature-length dance music film shot in the streets and public spaces of New York City. The entire film is set to the soundtrack, All Day, the 2010 album by the mash-up DJ
If robots can build cars and bomb people in foreign countries, why wouldn’t they be able to make documentary films one day?
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
A new generation of Chilean filmmakers joins forces on this online platform with snapshots of everyday goings-on in Chile.
Three times a week, Internet pioneer Ze Frank humorously deals the world while creating wonderful collaborative artworks with his Internet audience.
9-eyes curates images found on Google Maps Street View
A social website wants to end the taboo on talking about sex, using video messages, discussion forums and infographics.
What’ve your beloved kids ruined? Perhaps your couch? Your TV? Your marriage? Your dreams?
A machine that distributes unadulterated shots of reality to mobile phones
Placed together, a picture from a scrapbook and a careful reconstruction of it 20, 30 or 40 years later tell an enormous tale.
A spectacularly popular website where visitors share their awkward family photos with one another and with the rest of the world: clumsy photos of gawky people in embarrassing situations.
A multimedia portrait of the disappeared Canadian mining settlement of Pine Point by one of its former residents.
This short Flash film with clear graphic design visualizes the root causes of the American credit crisis.
This multimedia project allows visitors to upload embarrassing adolescent treasures such as diary extracts, poems, and photographs.
A road trip where people are randomly found and interviewed
Text Trends is a sendup of the ubiquitous line graphs and related information returned by services like Google Trends.
“Web 2.0” in just under 5 minutes.
A huge photographic collection of meticuously documented human identities and the similarities between them.
Japan only produces about 40% of the food it consumes. This is the lowest among all major developed nations. Infographic movie commissioned by the Japanese ministry for agriculture, forestry and fisheries.
An associative chain of statistical diagrams that dissect human existence with a good sense of humour.
Duelity pits Creationism and Darwinism against one another in split-screen, with ironic use of infographics.
A collection of videos and websites by people documenting themselves, making one photo a day for many years in a row.
A short clip from the satirical Onion News Network, about a large red dot emanating concentric circles on what appears to be a map.
Since August 2005, We Feel Fine has been harvesting human feelings from weblogs.
A live event inviting you to play with real emotions, using brain scanners, biometric sensors and carnivalesque props.
An evening packed with embarrassing, true stories told live on stage. With Micha Wertheim, Paulien Cornelisse, Kevin Allison (The Risk Show) and someone reading an excerpt from their adolescent diary.
Live screening of two interactive web documentaries from the DocLab Competition Program: Goa Hippy Tribe and The Sexperience 1000
IDFA DocLab and Micha Wertheim from Echt Gebeurd present an evening packed with true life tales – told live on stage and on the big screen.
Live screening of the interactive webdocs The Test Tube with David Suzuki, HIGHRISE/Out My Window (Katerina Cizek) and Welcome to Pine Point (Paul Shoebridge & Mike Simons).
The ladies of The Moth talk balls (and explain how to spin a cracking yarn).
Night 3 in the DocLab Live program, and they were lining up at the door of Tuschinski 4, for New York Times multimedia producer Zach Wise’s top web bookmarks selection, a bespoke pick of golden needles in that murky haystack they call “Internet”.
The second live screening for this year’s interactive IDFA program featured three very different web projects, which nonetheless hail from what seems to be emerging as the Godmother of Non-Linear / Non-Fiction: the fair nation of Canada.
Dynamic documentary expansion at the DocLab 2010 launch.