Past events

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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Industry Talk: Web Series

Exploring the challenges and opportunities of short-form and serialized documentary storytelling.

For all guests who wish to sharpen their awareness of the documentary industry and get up to speed on its latest developments, IDFA is organizing a series of Industry Talks covering such topics as rights and sales, outreach campaigning, and new financing models through branded funding.
The way audiences consume content changes constantly, with short-form filmmaking and serial storytelling becoming more and more popular. What are the new opportunities and challenges for documentary filmmakers, interactive storytellers and new media professionals? How do you build and keep an online audience, and how can you finance your series? IFP’s Amy Dotson gives an overview of how to create and craft an original and high-quality web series. Filmmaker and radio producer Bianca Giaever shares her experience of crafting online work. And Alexandre Brachet talks about his recent experience as a producer of the successful interactive web series Do Not Track.
Moderator: Ingrid Kopp (Tribeca Film Institute)
Guests: Amy Dotson (Independent Filmmaker Project), Bianca Giaever (This American Life) Alexandre Brachet (Upian; Do Not Track)

Event information

  • When: 2015-11-22 at 15:00
  • Venue Name: De Brakke Grond - Rode Zaal
  • Venue address: Nes 43, 1012KD Amsterdam
  • With: Ingrid Kopp, Amy Dotson, Bianca Giaever & Alexandre Brachet