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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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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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