"With HTML5 and other tools coming to make video more seamless on the web, interactive documentary is almost here.
Here are some of the lessons those early adopters learned while hanging out on the bleeding edge of change:
- Story is key
- Don’t think technology, think experience.
- Expect to pioneer.
Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. and director of the Center for Social Media there. She is the author of, among others, Documentary: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2007)"