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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IDFA DocLab Selection 2016!

Explore this year’s selection with works ranging from virtual reality and interactive narratives to data art, multimedia journalism and immersive installations.

Elastic Reality Wide

We are pleased to announce the full IDFA DocLab selection for  2016. Twenty projects will compete for the IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling and the Scenic IDFA DocLab Immersive Non-Fiction Award. A futher selection of projects will be presented as part of the Elastic Reality program.

Full details on the DocLab Elastic Reality exhibition (17-27 November), our series of Live Cinema Events (17-22 November) and the fifth annual Interactive Documentary Conference (20 November) will follow soon.

IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling 2016

Death Tolls Experience by Ali Eslami (Iran, 2016)
Deprogrammed by Mia Donovan (Canada, 2016)
The Dig by Topaz Adizes/Mike Knowlton/Julia Gorbach/Carla Tramullas (USA, 2016)
Everyday Everywhere by Peter DiCampo (Denmark/Sweden/USA, 2016)
Follower by Lauren McCarthy (USA, 2016)
The Great Animal Orchestra by Thomas Deyriès (France, 2016)
Home : Aamir by Rufus Norris (England, 2016, 13′)
I Am Not Home Video by Bert Hana (The Netherlands, 2016, 15′)
Clickclickclick.click by Roel Wouters/Luna Maurer (The Netherlands, 2016)
Meat Puppet Arcade by Matt Romein (USA, 2016)
News Globus by Mikio Kiura/Sena Partal/Bjørn Karmann/Charles Gedeon (Denmark, 2016)
The Resistance of Honey by Peter Boyd Maclean (England, 2016, 9′)
Saydnaya by Forensic Architecture in collaboration with Amnesty International (England, 2016)
Smell Dating by Sam Lavigne/Tega Brain (USA, 2015)
So You Still Sort of Have the Same Number by Nele Eeckhout/Siona Houthuys/Mirke Kist (The Netherlands/Belgium, 2016, 50′)
These Memories Won’t Last by Stu Campbell (Australia, 2015)
Underworld: A virtual experience of the London sewers by Francesca Panetta (England, 2016, 5′)
Tzina: Symphony of Longing by Shirin Anlen (Israel, 2016)
Wifi Whisperer by Kyle McDonald (USA, 2016)
Zeki Muren Hotline by Beyza Boyacioglu/Jeff Soyk (USA/Turkey, 2016)

Special Focus 2016: Elastic Reality

The DocLab: Elastic Reality program is a co-production of IDFA DocLab and De Brakke Grond, made possible by the Creative Industries Fund NL and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.
100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time by Kira Pollack (USA, 2016)
Bear 71 VR by the National Film Board of Canada (Canada, 2016)
Dreams by Philippe Lambert (Canada, 2016)
Flint Is a Place by Zackary Canepari (USA, 2016)
The Island of the Colorblind by Sanne De Wilde (The Netherlands, 2015)
The Modular Body by Floris Kaayk (The Netherlands, 2016)
Notes on Blindness VR by Peter Middleton/James Spinney/Arnaud Colinart/Amaury La Burthe (England/France, 2016, 25′)
Radical Love by Heather Dewey-Hagborg (USA, 2016)