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Videos 4 U

In Videos 4 U, we find someone who needs help saying something and make a video to help them say it.

The first video of this series, I Love You, helps a woman named Maia say I love you to her boyfriend for the first time after eight years of dating. In…
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Morphosis is a free tablet app to support The Seasons, the next movie by Jacques Perrin. The film sketches the key stages in our planet’s evolution and retraces the interaction between humans and their environment.

Morphosis aims to recount the metamorphoses undergone by living things that occur at different scales of time, switching between narrative and interactive…
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Karen is fictional life coach, an experimental storytelling piece designed to be played out on your phone over 9 days.

You interact with Karen through the app. When you begin, she asks you some questions about your outlook on the world to get an understanding of you. Her…

Netwars / Out of CTRL

A fact-based 5 part interactive web series exploring the impending threat of cyberwarfare. You never know who is in control.

Within a few minutes after a nationwide blackout, life in the metropolises collapses. Famines, lootings and riots follow. It bears resemblance to a scenario…

Behind the Blue Screen

Stories from behind the Blue Screen.

Although a flood of news reaches us daily, we don't hear a lot of new stories from Iran. The country has just a few foreign correspondents left and many…

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…

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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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…

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…

Human Birdwings

An online mockumentary

An online mockumentary about Dutch mechanical engineer Jarno Smeets and his attempt to build bird-like wings and fulfill one of the oldest and biggest…
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Moments of Innovation

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…

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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A crash course in parenthood, for women who are afraid to look worn out after childbirth and men who can’t multitask

It's easily the most significant event in the life of a human. Not only are the consequences huge, but to make things even more complicated, men and women…

The Gallery of Lost Art

This Tate Modern web exhibition presents the vestiges of lost artworks, to bring attention to their impact on the art world.

"Art history tends to be the history of what has survived. But loss has shaped our sense of art's history in ways that we are often not aware of." These…
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A new generation of Chilean filmmakers joins forces on this online platform with snapshots of everyday goings-on in Chile.

Chile is an emerging country when it comes to film, and the new generation switches easily from fiction to documentary, like a chameleon changing colors.…

Keep on Steppin’

Five dreamlike collages of image and sound transport us to disaster areas, after the reporters have left.

"There are phrases I'll never forget. Phrases that haunt me. They come from stories of people who have experienced war, flood, or some other event that…

A Show

Three times a week, Internet pioneer Ze Frank humorously deals the world while creating wonderful collaborative artworks with his Internet audience.

Since his breakthrough in 2001, Internet pioneer and online performance artist Ze Frank created a massive amount of projects, in which the participation…
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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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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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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…

RISK! Show

RISK! is a podcast and live show, where creative people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share.

RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the…
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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…

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…

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…


Everynone is a website with short documentary films made by a filmmaking team located in New York.

Everynone makes videos about everone. Everynone works primarily with non-actors to capture life as it is, carefully framed and distilled. Their mission…
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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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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…

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.…

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.


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…

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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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…

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…


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…

Sparrow Songs

The culmination of a 12-month project which saw director Alex Jablonski and cameraman Michael Totten shoot one new mini-documentary a month, and broadcast it online: a series fascinating and poetic portraits of people, groups and places around Greater Los Angeles.

Each month for a year, director Alex Jablonski and cameraman Michael Totten filmed a new documentary. From November 2009 to October 2010, they placed…
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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…

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…

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…

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…

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

Man with a Movie Camera: The Global Remake

Online remake project of Dziga Vertov’s classic.

Video artist Perry Bard initiated this participatory, global, shot-for-shot remake of Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera (1929). The project invites…

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…

We Choose the Moon

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

Each stage of this interactive online exhibit allows visitors to follow the historic moon landing minute by minute, and explore archival photos and footage…

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…

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 earthquake…

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,…

24h Berlin – A Day in the Life

For a day and a night, 80 camera teams followed the adventures of various residents of the German metropolis.

24h Berlin — A Day in the Life has been called the world's longest documentary. On September 5, 2009, 80 camera teams followed the adventures of various…

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…

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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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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