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Just a Reflektor

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.

The world of the young woman slithering sensually through the streets of Haiti becomes your world, and vice versa, in this interactive music video. For…
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I Love Your Work

In this web documentary, nine women working in the lesbian porn industry reveal all – their bodies and their innermost thoughts. Or do they?

Ten seconds is the average length of porn teasers, intended to entice viewers to pay to see more. And 10 seconds also happens to be the length of all 2,202…
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17000 Islands

A crowdsourcing project on the propagandistic “Taman Mini” amusement park, in which the films made by visitors lead to a dialogue about Indonesian history.

Former President Suharto of Indonesia had a dream. Despite constant tensions between various tribes and religions, he wanted to unite his people under…
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Hidden Wounds Interactive

An interactive version of a subdued video about the lives of war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

"Redemption isn't coming soon / I am stuck here with these hidden wounds / All the things they make me do." Tom Barman, the lead vocalist with Belgian…
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Unspeak

In this web documentary based on found footage, journalist Steven Poole explains at breakneck speed how the public debate is being corrupted with “unspeak.”

Top-down, smart phone, big data, piracy, pro-life. These words have very different meanings but they have one thing in common: they're all examples of…
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind.

This animated infographic shows that clandestine drone attacks carried out in Pakistan by the American military claim almost exclusively innocent victims.

The almost 400 unmanned drone attacks in Pakistan since 2004 have claimed 3,000 lives, and only one-and-a-half percent of their victims were preselected…
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Hollow

This multimedia collage is a morale booster for the residents of McDowell County, who keep hope alive in their shrinking region.

One in three American towns is dying, with more people leaving than coming. McDowell County in the eastern inland of West Virginia is just such a place.…
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Type:Rider

This surprising combination of video game and book maps out the multifaceted history of typography.

Gothic, Garamond, Futura, Helvetica, Comic Sans. There are fonts that some people detest, while others are loved immensely. In this app, a surprising combination…
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A Short History of the Highrise

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.

Katerina Cizeks's interactive documentary project Highrise, about living high above the ground, is also growing to epic proportions. After the portraits…
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Fort McMoney

A groundbreaking fusion of documentary and video game in which visitors play the detective, unraveling the interests that lurk behind the Canadian oil industry

http://vimeo.com/78342452 Fort McMurray, the heart of the Canadian oil industry, is the scene for a groundbreaking fusion of documentary and video game.…
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The Faces of Facebook

This website compresses 1.2 billion Facebook profile photos into a full-screen mosaic, and a remarkable world atlas

There are more than 1.2 billion Facebook profiles in this full-screen mosaic, so many that all you see is colored pixels. But zoom in on them and the faces…
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The Last Hunt

This interactive photo book tells the story of Antonio “Pit” Allard, who retreats for the very last time into the Canadian wilderness to hunt.

Antonio "Pit" Allard does it every year, but this is the last time. He is getting older, and his body feels stiffer and more tired. Every summer for as…
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Burn Out

This shocking web documentary captures the recent wave of suicides in France, which is on the verge of a collective burnout.

In recent years in France, a suicide has been committed in public on average every two weeks: April 26, 2011, in the parking lot at France Telecom. October…
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Passing Stanger – The East Village Poetry Walk

Passing Stranger – The East Village Poetry Walk is an audio tour of poetry related sites in New York City’s East Village.

It is produced by Pejk Malinovski, with support from The Poetry Foundation. The interactive documentary experience was created in collaboration with Zeega.…
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Planet Takeout

Planet Takeout is a participatory documentary project about the Chinese takeout as a vital cultural crossroads in Boston and beyond.

You know the places I’m talking about: the tiny holes-in-the-wall with two or three cafeteria-style tables inside, an open kitchen roaring and rattling…
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The Sticking Place

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THe Sticking Place is a web-based interactive documentary about elite freestyle wrestler, Leah Callahan. Filmmakers Josephine Anderson and Brittany Baxter…

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When Documentary and Technology Converge

Defining documentary has never been easy, and interactive documentaries and other new forms of documentary storytelling compel us to revisit our assumptions…
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Pointer Pointer

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.

Last June, a new online timewaster took its place beside cute kitty pictures and Facebook's endless stream of messages: Pointer Pointer. In the first four…
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Gol! Ukraine

In 12 short films, hosts Oleg and Katya take us on a tour of Ukraine, which hosted the European Soccer Cup last summer.

An interactive tour of Ukraine, presented by French newspaper Le Monde on the occasion of the European Soccer Cup in Ukraine and Poland in the summer of…
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Bear 71

Wildlife in Banff National Park from the perspective of a grizzly bear and that of the park rangers watching her 24 hours a day.

In Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains, Canada, various wild animals are implanted with a GPS receiver and a chip, and from that moment they're…
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Alma, a Tale of Violence

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.

"I was fifteen when I wanted to join a gang." And to join the gang, Alma had to commit murder - there were no two ways about it. This is how Alma, now…
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A Journal of Insomnia

The website as a confessional: insomniacs are asked to provide insight into their affliction, which will be used in an interactive artwork.

A Journal of Insomnias is a website that doubles as a confessional: not meant for sinners, but for those who can't sleep. In the first phase of this interactive…
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The Block: Stories from a Meeting Place

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.

When the urban project The Block was built in the 1970s, it was a positive exception to the norm. Aborigines were normally housed on the outskirts of the…
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Here at Home

A live web documentary about At Home, a major Canadian housing project that gave homes to 1,265 homeless people.

In 2007, the United Nations reprimanded Canada because of the extremely large numbers of homeless people in the country. A year later, the government gave…
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CIA: Operation Ajax

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.

First there was the Internet, and now the tablet has been discovered as a medium for innovative storytelling, inspiring unexpected and inventive hybrids.…
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Farewell Comrades

A transmedial documentary production about the final days of the Soviet system, told using old postcards.

In 1975, almost half the world's population lived in a communist state. Only 16 years later, Gorbachev announced his resignation. How could the fall of…
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HIGHRISE: One Millionth Tower

A digital recording of the residents of a Toronto high-rise as they work with an architect to improve their home.

This is the third chapter in the interactive documentary HIGHRISE, in which Katerina Cizek investigates what it means to live in a city in the…
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C.A.P.E.

An individual, immersive experience that uses the latest technologies to transport its users to a virtual mix between Shanghai and Brussels.

CREW is a company that operates on the border between art and science, between performance art and new technology. Artist Eric Joris develops his live-art…
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Balloons of Bhutan

A portrait of happiness in the last Himalayan kingdom.

In Bhutan, happiness is no laughing matter — academics study it, spreadsheets track it, billboards tout it, conferences debate it, and every year, flocks…
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Worry Box Project

Drop your maternal anxieties into a collective virtual worry box.

A companion website to The Motherhood Archives,…
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Powering a Nation: Coal – A Love Story

An multimedia experiment in journalistic storytelling best experienced as an interactive film.

"We're in a love affair with coal right now because of the way we live. It's a twisted love affair: we depend on it for everything that we do, but at the…
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National Parks Project

National Parks Project is a collaborative film, music, TV and new media project on Canada’s National Parks. Like never before.

In 1911, Parks Canada was founded, becoming the world’s first national parks service. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada is the launch…
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Surprising Europe

An international cross media project contributing to the debate about migration to Europe and creating awareness about the real life of African migrants in Europe.

Surprising Europe consists of a documentary about the initiator of the project, a revealing nine-part television series about the life of African migrants…
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Tracking Transcience

Hasan Elahi’s self-tracking system constantly and publicly presents his exact location, activities, and other personal data.

After an erroneous tip-call into law enforcement authorities in 2002, Elahi was subjected to an intensive post-9/11 investigation by the FBI. After undergoing…
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The Johnny Cash Project

A global collective art project.

The Johnny Cash Project is a global collective art project. Through the website, viewers are invited to share their vision of Johnny…
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Holy Mountain

Exploring people’s relationship to the sacred through the city’s landmark, Mount Royal.

Holy Mountain is an interactive documentary produced by the NFB that explores people's relationship to the sacred through the city's landmark, Mount…
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Truth and Lies: The last days of Osama bin Laden

An insider’s look at the operation that killed bin Laden

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Big Stories, Small Towns

An interactive documentary project connecting local stories and communities in South Australia.

Big Stories features collaborations between small town communities and filmmakers in residence. The project is shaped through extensive local consultation…
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Africa To Australia

Africa to Australia is an interactive documentary that follows the stories of Africans who came to Australia.

Africa to Australia is an interactive documentary that tells the stories of African immigrants and refugees living in Australia. Using a multi-platform…
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Museum of Me

Create and explore a visual archive of your social life.

Intel's Museum of Me Facebook application compiles all of your Facebook information (which has already been publicly shared) and uses it as the basis for…
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SPENT

Can you survive the hardships of poverty, unemployment and homelessness?

Work hard. Do the right thing. Homelessness is something that will never happen to me. Sometimes, all it takes is one life-changing experience to land…
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Exile Without End: Palestinians In Lebanon

Life in Shatila, a decades-old Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, whose 12,000 inhabitants are among the oldest group of refugees in the world.

CBC News correspondent Nahlah Ayed and Radio-Canada's Ahmed Kouaou and Danny Braün spent two weeks documenting life in Shatila, a Palestinian refugee…
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My Tribe Is My Life

An interactive documentary that plunges you into the worlds of 8 music fans and shows how the Internet has helped them forge their identities and relationships within various music subcultures.

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, My Tribe Is My Life is an interactive documentary that examines the impact of the Internet on interpersonal…
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Soul of Athens 2011

Soul of Athens 2011 – Our Dreams Are Different – is a multimedia project showcasing different stories that examine the changing American Dream.

The Soul of Athens multimedia project started in 2007 as a showcase that explored the characters and stories of Athens, Ohio; a small community in the…
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Interview Project Germany

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.

Everybody has a story to tell and it has been captured by the IPG film crew. These stories are personal and unexpected, authentic and touching. They are…
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The Next Day

An austere animated web documentary in which four people who attempted but failed to commit suicide explain what drove them to their desperate act.

"If you're feeling these emotions, you can't just wait until the next day." Nevertheless, this is exactly the idea behind this austerely animated web documentary.…
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Goa Hippy Tribe

Goa hippies travel to the Indian beach paradise Anjuna Beach – the place where it all began.

The Goa Hippy Tribe project is about people who shared a common space and time on the shores of Goa, India during the 70’s ‘hippy revolution’ and…
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The Zone

A sensory journey into the heart of Tchernobyl’s exclusion zone – the forbidden area around the nuclear power plant.

A sensory journey into the heart of Tchernobyl's exclusion zone - the forbidden area around the nuclear power plant.…
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Barcode.tv

A cinematic story machine that tells you who you are, based on the material possessions you hold dear.

A fortune teller predicts the future based on the lines on people's hands. The hand conjures up the story, as it were. The cinematic story machine Barcode,…
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Beyond 9/11

Forty men and women look back on the 9/11 attacks.

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The Sexperience 1000

A social website wants to end the taboo on talking about sex, using video messages, discussion forums and infographics.

Great Britain has the highest rate of teen pregnancy in Europe. In the past decade, sexually transmitted diseases doubled among people over 45 years old,…
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Soldier Brother

Your brother is at war but life goes on.

Toronto artist Kaitlin Jones delves into what it's like for Canadian families coping in contemporary wartime. Through an exploration of her brother's possessions…
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The Prism: Krisis Greece 2011

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.

The Prism Greece 2011 is an online platform containing 27 multimedial films which gauge the mood in Greece in the…
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Via PanAm

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.

In March 2011, the acclaimed Dutch documentary photographer Kadir van Lohuizen embarked on one of his most ambitious adventures to date: the multimedia…
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Condition One

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.

Condition One is reinventing photojournalism into a full-immersion, virtual reality experience.
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Insitu

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.

Apart from the northernmost parts of Scandinavia, the European continent is completely thought through, drawn in, pre-cooked, planned out, arranged. Very…
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Mobile Thrill – Shots of Reality

A machine that distributes unadulterated shots of reality to mobile phones

There is a mysterious machine at the IDFA Festival box office. Follow the instructions and temporarily entrust your phone to the machine, and you will…
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New York Minute

New York Minute paints an original and interactive portrait of the legendary hometown of hip-hop.

The webdocumentary New York Minute is an original and interactive portrait of the legendary hometown of hip-hop. The main components are a series of mini-documentaries…
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This Land

Interactive snowmobile road trip across 2,000 inhospitable kilometers of Northern Canada by filmmaker Dianne Whelan.

In March 2007, seven members of a Canadian army rangers unit went by snowmobile to the most northerly point of Canadian territory, just a few hundred kilometers…
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Soul of Athens

Using photographs, text, audio, and film, audio-visual students from the small midwestern American town of Athens spotlight some of the city’s exceptional inhabitants and locations: the tattoo artist, the fashion doll, the banks of the Ohio River.

No, it's not the Greek capital, but the small midwestern American town that is the focus of this collection of student projects. Athens is the home of…
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Planet Galata – A Bridge in Istanbul

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.

A documentary portrait of Galata Bridge and the surrounding area in Istanbul, Turkey - a microcosm reflecting the rich cultural diversity of the city as…
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One Day on Earth

Multi-authored portrait of humanity which celebrates diversity, connectivity and digital democracy.

Five years after the launch of YouTube, the number of people capable and willing to document their own lives and upload video to the web has grown exponentially.…
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Collapsus

A hybrid documentary game addressing the impending energy crisis which includes animation, live action, documentary and fiction in a dynamic, choice-based narrative.

A glimpse into the near future, Collapsus is an examination of the impending energy crisis from the perspective of 10 young global citizens who…
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Les Communes de Paris

A choice-based, digital tour of Paris, brought to you personally by the residents of the city’s rich, diverse and disparate neighbourhoods.

Digital wanderings through the streets of Paris in the company of the city's inhabitants. You embark on a journey from one of the 14 starting points located…
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iROCK

18 interactive journeys through the backstages of the huge Eurockéennes rock festival in Belfort, France featuring behind-the-scenes footage with the likes of Tricky, Kanye West and Slipknot.

iROCK is an interactive journey around the backstage of one of the biggest rock festivals in Europe, Eurockéennes in Belfort, France. In all there are…
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Soul Patron

A debut by filmmaker Frederik Rieckher, Soul Patron presents a rich media journey through the atmosphere and culture of Japan, led by Tokotoko, an exquisitely animated bunny.

In Buddhism, Mizuko Jiz is the protector of deceased children: children who died before their parents in particular. In the form of an interactive journey…
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Kenk

Filmed footage of bicycle thief and Slovenian immigrant Igor Kenk is transformed into a remarkable interactive, black-and-white comic book over documentary audio footage.

Slovenian immigrant Igor Kenk was filmed in and around his second-hand bicycle shop in Toronto - until his arrest for bike theft. The footage forms the…
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California is a Place

An expanding series of brief impressions of sometimes intriguing, sometimes alarming and always compelling stories the Golden State.

California Is a Place offers a look at California as part of an expanding series of brief impressions of people and places in the state. The subtitle…
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HIGHRISE/Out My Window

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.

Concrete gray apartment buildings have been the most common form of housing for the past half-century. You can find them all over the world, and they all…
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Welcome to Pine Point

A multimedia portrait of the disappeared Canadian mining settlement of Pine Point by one of its former residents.

The town was built in the 1960s, but closed down with the mine when the stocks of zinc and lead ore ran out in the late 1980s: literally torn down and…
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The Test Tube with David Suzuki

A playful look at global overpopulation and food shortages, inviting visitors to share what they would do if they had one minute to spare.

A small project from the National Film Board of Canada, one of the most successful and progressive organizations operating in the world of digital documentary…
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Driftless: Stories from Iowa

Affectionate but unpitying black-and-white images capture the tough existence of people still living in declining rural areas of Iowa.

As Tumara Gosnell bluntly puts it, "There's only three things you can do in Iowa: drink, do drugs, or have sex." She is a former barfly who swapped life…
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Big Stories, Small Towns

A heartwarming portrait of the care organizations in Port Augusta, Australia: the Men’s Shed, the Wami Kata home for the elderly, and the Young Fathers group.

Big Stories, Small Towns by directors Jeni Lee and Sieh Mchawala is a heartwarming portrait of Port Augusta, "the crossroads of Australia." As described…
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Camerawar.tv

This film project seeks to create a new and free way of viewing and analyzing through short grassroots films.

Camerawar.tv argues that the obstacles to progress at the beginning of this 21st century are too complex to get a grip on in a single film. Reality itself…
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The Big Issue: Obesity

An investigation into the causes of the explosive global increase in obesity. According to the World Health Organization, 2.3 billion people will be obese by 2015.

Why are human beings getting so fat? This is the simple but powerful question at the heart of the interactive documentary The Big Issue. The user goes…
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Generation Tian’anmen

Magnum photographer Patrick Zachmann’s trilogy on the student protests on Tian’anmen Square in 1989, and the impact of this event on the attitudes of an old and a new generation of Chinese.

Magnum photographer Patrick Zachmann happened to be in Beijing in May 1989, working on a reportage on the Chinese diaspora, when unexpectedly and over…
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We Choose the Moon

An interactive recreation of the historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

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Filmmaker in Residence

Pilot project for the National Film Board of Canada’s Filmmaker in Residence program, in which Katerina Cizek was placed “in residence” at the St. Michael Hospital in Toronto.

This is the presentation of the pilot project for the National Film Board of Canada's (NFB) new Filmmaker in Residence program. It is a continuation…
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Graffiti Archeology

On the award-winning Graffiti Archaeology website, visitors can visualize the evolution of graffiti art using a custom interface.

In the words of Cassidy Curtis, one of the Graffiti Archaeology project's designers, "Graffiti is the chameleon skin of the urban landscape. Equal parts…
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Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

The visitor creates his or her own story from the collection of 163 film clips of prominent documentary filmmakers discussing their profession.

This web companion of the documentary of the same name that premiered at IDFA last year is much more than your average film site. The project, produced…
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From Zero – Italy

Online platform webcasting daily episodes from the mountainous Italian region of Abruzzo, which focuses on its recovery from the huge earthquake it suffered six months ago.

What happens in a disaster area after the cameras have departed? The mountainous Italian region of Abruzzo and its capital L'Aquila were struck by an…
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Waterlife

The importance of water and the problems associated with it in the Great Lakes. Examined in 23 distinctly themed sections, using text, image and sound.

The Great Lakes on the border of the United States and Canada contain 20% of the fresh water on the earth's surface. They are currently undergoing rapid…
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Days with My Father

A poignant selection of photographs and text form a diary of the last years in the life of photographer Phillip Toledano’s father.

Following his mother's sudden death in 2006, Toledano began to spend increasing amounts of time with his father. Because his dad's short-term memory…
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One in 8 Million

A series of miniature portraits in sound and photographs; each introduces just one of the more than eight million inhabitants of New York City.

The "eight million" referred to in the title are the inhabitants of New York City. At the last count in 2008, there were in fact 8,363,710 of them. And…
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GDP

An interactive map of Canada presenting stories of the economic crisis that reveal the fighting spirit of employers and employees.

Christian, an artist from Windsor, Ontario, is being forced to move. His canvases used to sell before the paint was dry, whereas now he has to survive…
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Couscous Global

Social networking site with a twist: rather than looking for friends, users seek out opponents for debate and discussion.

Couscous Global is a platform for discussion and debate among today's teenagers and young adults, "the first generation growing up in global social networks,…
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Iron Curtain Diaries 1989-2009

An interactive map of the more than 4,000-mile-long Iron Curtain, illustrating the changes since the Berlin Wall came down.

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, two photographers, two journalists, a director, and a cartoonist traveled along the more than 4,000-mile-long…
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6 billion others

A selection from 5,000 short interviews with people from all over the world that reveal what connects people to one another.

The 6 billion Others project was launched in May 2003. In 75 countries, six reporters filmed 5,000 interviews with the goal of gaining insight into "the…
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Prison Valley

This web documentary on the prison industry is a road movie with interactive potential.

Welcome to Fremont County, better known as Prison Valley and home to 36,000 locals, 14 prisons, and 7,735 convicts. Prison Valley the documentary is…
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Interview Project

A road trip where people are randomly found and interviewed.

In the trailer for Interview Project made for his website, David Lynch describes it as "A road trip where people have been found and interviewed." Only…
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Trendsmap

An interactive world map that allows users to see at a glance what Twitter users at any given geographical location are talking about.

The Trendsmap website allows users to see at a glance what Twitter users at any given geographical location are talking about. Viewing at a global level,…
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The Dumpster

The Dumpster visualises 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.

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Standard Operating Procedure

On the website of the documentary Standard Operating Procedure, visitors can look through the photos of American soldiers torturing prisoners in the Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq. Each photo is accompanied by explanations from the soldiers involved as well as expert commentary.

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Ushahidi

The initiative of a group of Kenyan civilian journalists, Ushahidi uses Google Maps to unlock information about the violence that followed the Kenyan elections in December 2007. An expanded version of the website is now in the works to report on incidents all over the world.

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Videosphere

Videosphere is a 3-D sphere that reproduces videos from the renowned TED Talks archive and shows the relations between different presentations on technology, entertainment and design-related topics.

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The Whale Hunt

Web artist Jonathan Harris took a picture every five minutes during his trip to Alaska, where he went whaling with an Eskimo family. The photos are now in an online album with advanced possibilities, such as being able to see which moments were most exciting for Harris by using his heart rate as a measure of dramaticness.

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Thanatorama

An interactive web documentary about what happens after you die. Thanatorama will be presented live on 27 November by producer Alexandre Brachet.

"You died this morning. Are you interested in what comes next?" On this morbid premise, you are invited to enter an interactive French webdocumentary.…
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They Rule

Interactive graph of the most influential directors & companies in the US. make your own selection & explore various spatial configurations to discover unknown relationships between seemingly unrelated or competing companies, or download maps made by other users.

Overview They Rule aims to provide a glimpse of some of the relationships of the US ruling class. It takes as its focus the boards of some of…
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Journey to the End of Coal

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.

There are some places in this world you may wish they never existed. Some places just like the dark lands of Shanxi, China. Not only is this place known…
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FlickrVision

In a highspeed, geographical slideshow, Flickrvision shows the latest pictures placed on the photosharing website Flickr.

It's a random tribute to everyday life and amateur photography from all over the world.
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Digglab

On the popular Digg website, visitors can “dig” news articles they like.

The website Digg Labs visualises these activities live in various ways – it’s a living organism that never stands still.
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Britain from above

A landmark cross-platform BBC series, showing modern day Great Britain from the sky.

An epic journey revealing the secrets, patterns and hidden rhythms of our lives from a striking new perspective. The series examines how each and every…
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Gapminder

Gapminder sums up the world in statistical data.

Which country has the most Internet users per 100 inhabitants? Which country boasts the largest amount of forest? It's all visualised in clear-cut graphs…
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Oakland Crimespotting

An interactive map of crimes in Oakland and a tool for understanding crime in cities.

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Lives Connected

A webdocumentary about Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans in the summer of 2005.

44 interviews with employees of an advertising agency, all of whom were involved in the disaster in some way, can be navigated by tags such as “funny”,…
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Newsmap

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.

A treemap visualization algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered by the aggregator. Treemaps are traditionally space-constrained…
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We feel fine

Since August 2005, We Feel Fine has been harvesting human feelings from weblogs.

Every few minutes, the system searches the world's newly posted blog entries for occurrences of the phrases "I feel" and "I am feeling". When it finds…
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Emotional Arcade

firestarters: Emotional Arcade

A live event inviting you to play with real emotions, using brain scanners, biometric sensors and carnivalesque props.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyCBX9i0w7g IDFA, Brakke Grond and firestarters present a live cinema event on the intersection of science,…
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Exhibition: Expanding Documentary 2011

Interactive installations, immersive performances and other unexpected representations of reality, presented by IDFA DocLab, Paradocs and Brakke Grond.

Featured installations: Barcode Installation Hospitality C.A.P.E.…
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Live Cinema Event: Out on the Streets

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.

Young digital documentary pioneers Antoine Viviani (France) and Nikos Katsaounis (Greece) present their interactive documentaries Insitu – Urban…
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Live Cinema Event: Interactive Monuments

Live screening of two interactive documentaries from the DocLab Competition Program: Beyond 9/11 and The Zone.

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Live Cinema Event: Sex, Data & Goa

Live screening of two interactive web documentaries from the DocLab Competition Program: Goa Hippy Tribe and The Sexperience 1000

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Live Cinema Event: Reality vs Technology

Live presentations of three of the most innovative projects at IDFA 2011: the webdoc and installation Barcode.tv, the interactive installation What Is It Like to Be a Bird? and the immersive iPad app Condition One. The authors will showcase their

Live presentations of three of the most innovative projects at IDFA 2011: the webdoc and installation Barcode.tv, the interactive installation What Is…
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Industry Panel: What’s up-and-coming, and what’s passé?

Defining which tools, formats, techniques we should hone – and which would best be left along the wayside of the interactive documentary landscape.

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Expanding Documentary Expo

Multimedia exhibition that includes the DocLab installation HIGHRISE/Out My Window.

IDFA DocLab has joined forces with cultural centre De Brakke Grond to explore the documentary genre through visual art and theatre. In the exhibition…
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DocLab Live 4: The Web Rocks

Free screening of the most visually innovative online and interactive music documentaries.

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DocLab Live 1: Going Places

Live screening of two ‘interactive road movies’, Sparrow Songs (Alex Jablonski; international premiere) and Soul Patron (Frederik Rieckher; world premiere)

Soul Patron A debut by filmmaker Frederik Rieckher, Soul Patron presents a rich media journey through the atmosphere and culture of Japan,…
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DocLab Live 3: A Showcase by Zach Wise (NYTimes.com)

Zach Wise, the multimedia producer spearheading the groundbreaking projects by New York Times online, showcases his favorite online documentaries and multimedia-projects during a live presentation.

Besides screwing up the business models of the newspaper industry, television and other 'old media', internet and digital media are also giving us amazing…
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DocLab Live 2: 3 Stories of Time & Place

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).

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DocLab Interview 3_Ophira Eisenberg & Faye Lane

The ladies of The Moth talk balls (and explain how to spin a cracking yarn).

DocLab Interview 2_Frederik Rieckher

Debut interactive documentalist Frederik Rieckher emotes on his exquisite, non-linear quest through Japan, Soul Patron, in this exclusive little interview.

DocLab Interview 1_Kat Cizek

The winner of the IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling introduced for the first time in 2010, talks about her HIGHRISE project, and new media for social change (or lack thereof).

Review: DocLab Live 5 / Objective Stories

Live storytelling: the perfect antidote to screen fatigue – and a mighty enjoyable way to re-connect dizzy DocLabbers – after five days of screenings, projects, and talks exploring the future of narrative – with what we’re all trying to do here: share gosh-darned good stories.

Review: DocLab Live 3 / A Showcase by Zach Wise

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”.

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Review: DocLab Live 2 / Three Stories of Time & Place

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.

Review: DocLab Live 1 / Going Places

The first in DocLab 2010’s line-up of 5 live interactive screenings at Amsterdam’s Tuschinski cinema, featuring web road movies in Japan and California.

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Industry Event: Cross Media pitch at IDFA

Emerging new media formats snatch some limelight at IDFA 2010.

Review: IDFA DocLab 2010 Opening Night

Dynamic documentary expansion at the DocLab 2010 launch.

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Going Places

New media open countless doors for inventive filmmakers, and their audiences, to forgo the machinations of the industry.

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The Web Rocks

Exploring the web as a platform for innovation in the music video genre.

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Three Stories

Connect to your fellow world residents without leaving the house. Step into their lives, learn about their dreams, hopes and fears.

Katerina Cizek collected people and their stories from all over the globe and stored them in a highrise.

Create your own screening

At the Interactive DocLab Lounge (located at Flemish cultural center De Brakke Grond), you are invited to create your own interactive documentary stories on a big screen. Discover new forms of documentary while navigating through the dozens of online projects

At the Interactive DocLab Lounge (located at Flemish cultural center De Brakke Grond), you are invited…

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