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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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John MacFarlane

Producer at SBS Australia with a background in journalism, documentary film, media theory and interactive design.

John MacFarlane has been involved as a producer on various interactive and cross-platform documentary projects, including The Block: Stories From A Meeting Place, which won Australia’s top journalism award, the SXSW Interactive winner Goa Hippy Tribe, and numerous others, working from concept to design to launch and beyond. He is particularly interested in works that promote civic engagement, and that make creative, valid use of the interactive potential of the web. His has been an invited commissioner on forum panels at IDFA and Hot Docs for interactive projects, and has attended events including Tribeca, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Hot Docs and Power to the Pixel as a cross media expert. He is currently working as a producer on SBS’s flagship current affairs program, Insight. On the side he assists with programming at Sydney’s Antenna International Documentary Fest.

Profile details

Works at: SBS Australia Based in: Sydney, Australia Website

Field of expertise

Interactive Production

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