What’s it like to be blind? Notes on Blindness is an enchanting, award-winning interactive VR experience, based on the audio diary of author and theologian John Hull.
Karen is fictional life coach, an experimental storytelling piece designed to be played out on your phone over 9 days.
Discover forests anew through In the Eyes of the Animal, a 360 cinematic experience immersing you in a vibrant landscape belonging to woodland creatures.
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.
Want to play traffic cop? Thanks to our monitored society, you can. Visit the scene of a crime by live webcam or inform the police of an offense.
A personal game that offers new ways of mourning. Designed by the father of Joel, a boy who died at the age of four.
This first-person documentary game follows in the footsteps of Henry David Thoreau, attempting to live a self-reliant life at Walden Pond.
Virtual reality deployed in the battle against domestic violence makes the viewer an eyewitness to a dangerous situation.
Installation art in which you experience the final minutes of a celebrity made as a scent documentary.
This installation and app invites you to step into the very heart of conflict situations and find out why people engage in violence.
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 installation lifts unknown Chinese factory workers out of anonymity – suddenly, they are right before our eyes.
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.
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.
In 10 powerful Internet videos from Al Jazeera, we share the pasts and futures of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
A virtual reality exploration of the heavily guarded border between North and South Korea makes the paranoia of the Cold War palpable.
Zilla van den Born fabricated the evidence of a five-week trip around Southeast Asia that she never took.
Visit singer-songwriter Patrick Watson’s studio through virtual reality.
An interactive performance installation allowing the user to enter the body and mind of another person.
An immersive, interactive documentary on the cutting edge of art and computer code.
An award-winning virtual reality documentary about a tragic memory of 1973 Chile.
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.
Uploading photos isn’t as harmless as you might think, as demonstrated by this amusing but unsettling online data project.
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 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.
Door into the Dark is an immersive documentary experience about what it means to be lost in an age of infinite information.
A true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate’s perspective.
An interactive journey into an exploding city.
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.
Bianca Giaever asked a six year old what her movie should be about, and this is what he told her.
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.
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.
A groundbreaking fusion of documentary and video game in which visitors play the detective, unraveling the interests that lurk behind the Canadian oil industry
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.
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.
Question Bridge is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending backgrounds.
An online mockumentary
If robots can build cars and bomb people in foreign countries, why wouldn’t they be able to make documentary films one day?
New York Times reporter John Branch tells the harrowing story of skiers caught in an avalanche.
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.
A new generation of Chilean filmmakers joins forces on this online platform with snapshots of everyday goings-on in Chile.
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.
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.
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.
In this animated film meets picture book, you participate in the story.
A crowd-sourced interactive documentary that features thousands of videos, photos, e-mails and tweets from the Egyptian Revolution to tell the stories from those 18 pivotal days.
A transmedial documentary production about the final days of the Soviet system, told using old postcards.
An individual, immersive experience that uses the latest technologies to transport its users to a virtual mix between Shanghai and Brussels.
An immersive journalistic experience where the viewer becomes a witness to the consequences of food shortages in Los Angeles.
Hasan Elahi’s self-tracking system constantly and publicly presents his exact location, activities, and other personal data.
A global collective art project.
9-eyes curates images found on Google Maps Street View
A simple and ingenious idea – a road trip across Germany – hundreds of miles from east to west and from north to south. A journey that thrives on totally random encounters with fifty very different people.
A cinematic story machine that tells you who you are, based on the material possessions you hold dear.
Your brother is at war but life goes on.
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.
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.
A participatory trip down memory lane, Ze Frank’s “A Childhood Walk” explores the connections between location, technology, and memory.
Dynamic documentary portrait of the characters and hotspots of Istanbul’s Galata Bridge, directed by non-linear narrative pioneer Florian Thalhofer, and created using his bespoke Korsakow software.
For Arcade Fire’s “We Used to Wait”, celebrated music video director Chris Milk’s combines music video iconography with the computer’s multi-screen potential to create a multimedia narrative that unfolds as the song progresses.
A choice-based, digital tour of Paris, brought to you personally by the residents of the city’s rich, diverse and disparate neighbourhoods.
An expanding series of brief impressions of sometimes intriguing, sometimes alarming and always compelling stories the Golden State.
Kickoff to the extensive documentary project Highrise, which delves behind the myriad high-rise apartment windows that tower into the urban skylines of the world.
A multimedia portrait of the disappeared Canadian mining settlement of Pine Point by one of its former residents.
This photo documentary with audio commentary spends three years in the lives of heroin addicts residing in a Manhattan apartment building.
Online remake project of Dziga Vertov’s classic.
Katerina Cizek collaborates with doctors and patients to capture the stories of a Toronto hospital in the National Film Board of Canada’s pioneering Filmmaker in Residence initiative.
A series of miniature portraits in sound and photographs; each introduces just one of the more than eight million inhabitants of New York City.
A selection from 5,000 short interviews with people from all over the world that reveal what connects people to one another.
This web documentary on the prison industry is a road movie with interactive potential
A visualization of 20,000 blog posts from 2005 that relate to romantic breakups. The interface is designed in such a way that links between the failed love affairs become visible.
An open source project that allows users to crowdsource crisis information and send it via mobile.
Photographs are presented as a framework to tell the moment-to-moment story of a whale hunt in Northern Alaska.
An interactive web documentary about what happens after you die. Thanatorama will be presented live on 27 November by producer Alexandre Brachet.
An educational webdocumentary that lets viewers investigate the world of Chinese coal miners who risk their lives in state-owned and private coal plants. 300 photographs and many hours of video and sound were used to create a striking immersive environment.
“Life in spite of everything” is the motto of Gaza/Sderot.
Since August 2005, We Feel Fine has been harvesting human feelings from weblogs.
An interactive web documentary on the forefront of demonstrating the power of web native documentary narratives.
A website comprised of work made by the general public in response to assignments given by artists Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher.
Shot entirely in Second Life, an “avatar” sets out to document the virtual world around him.