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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London Recruits: The Secret War Against Apartheid

Immerse yourself in an experiential documentary on a group of young Londoners recruited to carry out secret missions in resistance to South African apartheid.

1960s and 1970s apartheid South Africa saw anti-apartheid leaders like Nelson Mandela jailed or killed for their resistance to a racist regime. It compelled specially recruited young Londoners to head to South Africa and carry out secret solidarity missions that saw some of them jailed as political prisoners. This experiential and interactive documentary from incorporates common online devices such as the internet ‘pop-up’ and non-linear narrative forms to tell their story.

Project details

Year of development :2015
Created by:Leah Borromeo, Katharine Round, Gilbert Sinnott
With:Disobedient Films
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