We live in a multicultural society with lots of languages. But one language is missing. The soundhunters project aims to create a new, universal language. A language of sounds, a language of music.
This intense mix of confession, radio play and moral reflection challenges two listeners to engage in a conversation with a stranger.
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.
A playful investigation into crowd behaviour and audience participation.
This free app injects human contact into contemporary telecommunications like a “message in a bottle 2.0,” putting strangers in contact with one another.
A crowdsourcing project on the propagandistic “Taman Mini” amusement park, in which the films made by visitors lead to a dialogue about Indonesian history.
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.
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 is an interactive storytelling web site, based in the post industrial town of Dayton Ohio
It is visible in the news, on the radio, in the newspapers: Greece has no money and is deeply caught in the crisis.
A meta-documentary that reflects on the interactive documentary.
Planet Takeout is a participatory documentary project about the Chinese takeout as a vital cultural crossroads in Boston and beyond.
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
When Documentary and Technology Converge
If robots can build cars and bomb people in foreign countries, why wouldn’t they be able to make documentary films one day?
A new generation of Chilean filmmakers joins forces on this online platform with snapshots of everyday goings-on in Chile.
“The most beautiful place in the world to tell stories”: a platform where users can share their life stories in pictures, text and audio
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.
A live web documentary about At Home, a major Canadian housing project that gave homes to 1,265 homeless people.
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.
Life on July 24, 2010.
A digital recording of the residents of a Toronto high-rise as they work with an architect to improve their home.
Drop your maternal anxieties into a collective virtual worry box.
National Parks Project is a collaborative film, music, TV and new media project on Canada’s National Parks. Like never before.
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.
A global collective art project.
An interactive documentary project connecting local stories and communities in South Australia.
Africa to Australia is an interactive documentary that follows the stories of Africans who came to Australia.
Take a picture of a picture from the past in the present.
Soul of Athens 2011 – Our Dreams Are Different – is a multimedia project showcasing different stories that examine the changing American Dream.
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.
What’ve your beloved kids ruined? Perhaps your couch? Your TV? Your marriage? Your dreams?
What would you rescue if your house was on fire?
A participatory trip down memory lane, Ze Frank’s “A Childhood Walk” explores the connections between location, technology, and memory.
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.
Multi-authored portrait of humanity which celebrates diversity, connectivity and digital democracy.
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.
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.
Online remake project of Dziga Vertov’s classic.
This multimedia project allows visitors to upload embarrassing adolescent treasures such as diary extracts, poems, and photographs.
A live event inviting you to play with real emotions, using brain scanners, biometric sensors and carnivalesque props.
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.
Live screening of two interactive web documentaries from the DocLab Competition Program: Goa Hippy Tribe and The Sexperience 1000