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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Interactive Reality program

IDFA DocLab and De Brakke Grond explore the future of Interactive Documentary Storytelling.

During IDFA 2013, IDFA DocLab and De Brakke Grond will present a new program, exploring the future of interactive documentary storytelling and presenting some of the world’s most innovative projects  and talent out there. The program is part of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and takes place alongside the IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Documentary Storytelling.

The Interactive Reality Program takes place from 21-26 november, and includes

  • live cinema events
  • a one-day conference on interactive documentary (24 November)
  • an exhibition and interactive installations
  • a talent lab
  • industry panels and events

Confirmed speakers and participating artists include:

  • Jonathan Harris (I Love Your Work)
  • Vincent Morisset (Just a Reflektor)
  • Jason Brush (Possible)
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Paolo Cirio (Street Ghosts)
  • Brent Hoff
  • William Uricchio (MIT Open DocLab)
  • Marianne Levy Leblond (ARTE France)

The Interactive Reality Program is an initiative by IDFA DocLab and De Brakke Grond, made possible by the Creative Industries Fund NL and the Amsterdam Fund of the Arts, in collaboration with firestarters by Vodafone, iDrops, the Dutch Cultural Media Fund and the Netherlands Film Fund.