Past events

DocLab Live: Bloodless – Guided by the Ghost of a Korean Sex Worker 25 Nov 2017 at 17:00

Special presentation on VR installation Bloodless, in which director Gina Kim and guests discuss the influence of American military presence on the South Korean people since 1956.

DocLab Live: Order, Chaos and Everything 21 Nov 2017 at 20:00

Join Jonathan Harris on a secular pilgrimage: from physical reality to the chaos of YouTube, and a digital simulation of consciousness.

Industry Session: Making VR Work for Audiences 20 Nov 2017 at 10:00

Zillah Watson, Commissioning Editor for Virtual Reality at the BBC, on how to make VR work for audiences.

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Firestorm is an immersive, media-rich experience about a small Tasmanian town that was devastated by a catastrophic bushfire on January 4, 2013.

The story is focused around a series of haunting photographs that Tim Holmes took of his family as they sheltered underneath a jetty as a fire consumed their home.

Video, text, photography, audio and graphics are all integrated together. Vivid first-hand accounts drive the narrative, using compelling video interviews and text that flows over moving landscapes. Graphics provide context at key moments and soundtracks bind scenes together, producing a seamless and powerful storytelling experience.

Project details

Year of development :2013
Created by:Laurence Topham
With:Francesca Panetta, John Henley, Jonathan Richards & The Guardian

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