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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IDFA DocLab 2016: Save the Date!

Key dates for IDFA DocLab 2016

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of IDFA’s new media program DocLab, which showcases the best interactive non-fiction storytelling and explores how the digital revolution is reshaping documentary art. We are pleased to announce that this year IDFA (16-27 November, Amsterdam) will offer a wide range of events and opportunities for people interested in the creative potential of digital technology, virtual reality and interactive media.

DocLab Schedule
Thursday 17 November: DocLab Opening Night
Saturday 19 Nov: Immersive Network Summit (Invite only)
Sunday 20 Nov: Interactive Conference
Monday 21 Nov: Expert Meeting: Interactive Documentary Preservation (Morning session – Invite only)
Monday 21 & Tuesday 22 Nov: Crossmedia Forum (Invite only)
DocLab Live Cinema Events from 17 to 22 November
DocLab Exhibition open from 17 to 27 November
DocLab Academy runs from 17 to 21 November (application is now closed)

How to attend DocLab events?
Accredited guests can buy tickets from 3 November 12:00 via MyIDFA
General public can buy tickets from 7 November 19:00 via MyIDFA
Some events are by invitation only

DocLab Live Cinema Event
Regular tickets: €10,50
Accredited Guests can book free tickets for Live Cinema Events on the day before or the same day, or buy a ticket for €5,50 from 3 November

Interactive Conference

Regular tickets: €37,50
Accredited Guests: €27,50

Exhibition
17 Nov to 26 Nov from 9:00-23:00
27 Nov from 9:00-18:00
Some installations have varying opening hours. On site reservation may be required.
Free entrance.

IDFA DocLab Progam
The full IDFA DocLab selection will be published on 10 October. More details about speakers, live events and panels will follow early November.