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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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