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DocLab Live: Immersive Showcase 22 Nov 2016 at 20:00

Immersive storytelling is going through an unprecedented evolution. But where does the hype end and do new art forms take shape?

Industry Session: Putting Your Audience in the Story 22 Nov 2016 at 12:00

Virtual reality pioneer Zillah Watson tells you all about storytelling in emerging consumer technology.

Industry Talk: The (Un)defined Business of Interactive 22 Nov 2016 at 15:00

With over 10 years of digital non-fiction art production behind us, this talk explores future developments of interactive storytelling and how to fund it.

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Happy World

Burma: The Dictatorship of The Absurd

Since its independence in 1962, the people of Burma has been living under the oppression of a dictatorship and both the democratic opposition and the ethnic minorities have been crushed by constant repression.

The 1988 protests have been suppressed in blood, and many monks paid the saffron revolution of 2007 with their lives. On top of this, the disastrous management of the crisis caused by hurricane Nargis that struck the country in may of 2008 – killing 100 000 Burmese – deprived over a million victims of the disaster from international relief up to this day.

Happy World is a hypervideo experiment co-produced by Cinquième Etage Production and Upian.com
The result is a 30 mn documentary, available both in english and french original audio, directed and edited specifically for the Internet, presented in a HTML5 shell that displays dynamic data and contextual information to enrich the video.The film is available under the Creative Commons License, giving each user the opportunity to broadcast it (taking an unbranded version of the program and making it available to its own audience), but also to download it.

Project details

Year of development :2011
Created by:Gaël Bordier and Tristan Mendès-France
With:Antoine Errasti, Miguel Escobar, Cinquieme Etage Production and Upian
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