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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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DocLab Interactive Conference 2014

Sunday 23 November 2014

How do we explore digital behaviour and redefine the documentary genre in the digital age? The one-day DocLab Interactive Conference is one of the highlights of the DocLab: Immersive Reality program by IDFA and art space De Brakke Grond. Presented by Ove Rishoj Jensen (EDN), Caspar Sonnen (IDFA) and Veerle Devreese (De Brakke Grond).

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  • Monique Simard (Sodec Foundation)
  • Juha van ‘t Zelfde (Lighthouse UK)
  • Francesca Panetta (Guardian Interactive)
  • Bruno Felix (Submarine Channel)
  • Jigar Mehta (Al Jazeera / AJ+)
  • Jan Rothuizen (media artist)
  • Hugues Sweeney (NFB), Alexander Knetig and Marianne Levy-Leblond (ARTE France)
  • Thomas Wallner (Deep Inc)
  • VR Panel: Danfung Dennis (Condition One), BeAnotherLab (The Machine to Be Another), Brian Chirls (POV Interactive) and Oscar Raby (media artist)
  • James George (media artist)
  • Liz Cook (Kickstarter)
  • Dries Verbruggen (Unfold)
  • Financiers Round
  • Kyle McDonald (media artist)

Date and Tickets  
November 23, 10:00-18:00 | De Brakke Grond – Expozaal
Tickets: 35 euro (including lunch and network drinks) Sold Out
Accredited Guests: 25 euro (including lunch and network drinks) Sold Out

Conference video
All presentations at this event will be recorded and published online soon.

Jonathan Harris at the IDFA DocLab Interactive Conference 2013

William Uricchio at the IDFA DocLab Interactive Conference 2012

Event information

  • When: 2014-11-23 at 10:00
  • Venue Name: De Brakke Grond
  • Venue address: Nes 45
  • With: Monique Simard (Sodec), Francesca Panetta (The Guardian), Kyle McDonald (media artist), Hugues Sweeney (NFB/ARTE), James George (data artist), Dries Verbruggen (Unfold), Liz Cook (Kickstarter), Jigar Mehta (AJ+) and many others
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