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The ‘Snow Fall’ effect and dissecting the multimedia longform narrative | MultimediaShooter

The ‘Snow Fall’ effect and dissecting the multimedia longform narrative | MultimediaShooter | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

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“It’s become a verb in our newsroom,” a New York Times graphics producer tells me. “People are now saying, ‘can we snowfall this story?’”

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek has become a watershed in multimedia journalism. The story by John Branch recently won a Pulitzer prize in feature writing, and as noted by the Pulitzer website it was “a project enhanced by its deft integration of multimedia elements.”

by Jeremy Rue

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An interesting post about the immersive experience mechanisms.

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Content That Matters, Engagement That Counts

Content That Matters, Engagement That Counts | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Engagement strategists share how public media content sparks dialogue and makes social impact.
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A rich and very interesting panel focused on the relationship between content and engagement strategies

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Past, Present, and Future of Interactive Docs - Caspar Sonnen

While most of our attention was turned to the impending doom of Wall Street in 2008, Caspar Sonnen was out creating the IDFA DocLab, which would help clear a...
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Illustration of IDFA, the most interesting festival in Europe in documentary field.

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Lessons Learned In Interactive Documentary - Loc Dao

Loc Dao, Head of Digital Content and Strategy, NFB Canada

at The Pixel Lab 2014


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Strategies and dynamics of NFB interactive productions 

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Empathy, Story & Code - Part 1 - Lance Weiler

"How can we harness technology to evoke empathy and emotion, while at the same time enabling an intuitive, invisible and fluid storytelling experience for the audience?"Lance Weiler, Story Architect and Co-Founder, Reboot Stories

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The wearables tech will be the new soil in which interesting experiments will arise.  In the hope that the technology will "conform to what best tells the story"

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CITIZEN EVIDENCE LAB

CITIZEN EVIDENCE LAB | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Turning Citizen Media Into Citizen Evidence: Authentication Techniques For Human Rights Researchers

 

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A new tool from Amnesty International to verify authenticity of a YouTube video during crisis.

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University v. Industry: Who Leads?

University v. Industry: Who Leads? | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Can universities keep up with a fast-changing industry? Josh Davis has harnessed opportunities in both academic and real-world settings to create award-winning interactive documentaries. Through the lens of his experience working on Powering a Nation’s “100 Gallons” and NPR’s "Planet Money Makes a T-shirt” he discusses who really leads.
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Virtual Documentaries Try to Re-create Real-Life Drama

Virtual Documentaries Try to Re-create Real-Life Drama | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
One documentary filmmaker believes an immersive experience will make a more lasting impression on audiences.

MIT Technology Review

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Why The Form Of Cinema Will Change

Why The Form Of Cinema Will Change | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Why does the feature film form have to change? What can society gain from this change? I thought I knew the answers, but what I discovered leading the conversation on ReInvent Hollywood's episode on "The Form" is something even more inspiring and exciting.I was 20 when I knew I wanted to use my life and…
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Prototyping, iterating, failing to learn ... In the language of the greatest storytelling innovators there is an increasingly use of references to design thinking methods though without naming it directly.

 

Great conversation from an interesting series entitled "Reinvent Hollywook" by Ted Hope.

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Transmedia storytelling means the audience drives...

Transmedia storytelling means the audience drives the content and the platform that drives the engagement.
by The Media Is The Message
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i-docs opportunities: funding, pitching & workshops

i-docs opportunities: funding, pitching & workshops | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

"There have been a few opportunities for interactive documentary makers over the last month, so incase you missed them, here’s a quick rundown."

by i-Docs

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‘Promise Tracker’ at 2014 TFI Interactive

‘Promise Tracker’ at 2014 TFI Interactive | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster present the multimedia platform for their film “American Promise.”
"The film follows two African American boys and their families for 12 years as they navigate the terrain of race, privilege and opportunity at a rigorous New York City private school. And as they show, the story doesn't end after the film's credits."
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Interrogating audiences: What do we mean by engagement and evaluation? - i-Docs

Interrogating audiences: What do we mean by engagement and evaluation? - i-Docs | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

"(...) this is a must see/read/hear presentation for those on both the industry and academic sides of the interactive documentary field." Jess Linington - i-Docs

 

"Engagement is becoming a ubiquitous term – but its rarely defined or interrogated and there’s little consensus about what it means. So what does this mean for idocs? Firstly it highlights the importance of being able to demonstrate not only that there is an audience, but that the audience is engaged. In doing this it matters a lot that we can articulate and defend a measure of idoc engagement that takes into account what is unique about the idoc audience." Kate Nash


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A very interesting presentation that highlights key issues still little explored in a systematic way. Thanks to i-Docs.

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Lessons learnt from our latest participation in barcamps, hackathons & workshops

Lessons learnt from our latest participation in barcamps, hackathons & workshops | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

"At Klynt, we have always been heavy supporters of Hackathons. First off, we love the concept of building small prototypes in a very short time, since it’s an amazing way to learn and test ideas. Second, we believe this is a great way for filmmakers and storytellers to approach programming (and coders) in a fun & creative way."

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La méthode Racontr pour la création interactive - Cross Video Days 2014

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This tool deserves a great deal of attention.

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Interactive documentary Bear 71 co creator Leanne Allison interview

This links to an article and my video interview with interactive documenta. Bear 71 Leanne Allison, Jeremy Mendes, and NFB Digital Studio, Canada, 2011 Frida...
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Empathy, Story & Code - Part 2 - Lance Weiler

YOUR FIRST PROTOTYPE WILL FAIL
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Interactive documentary bibliography

Interactive documentary bibliography | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
A selection of papers and publications about interactive documentary. Most are freely accessible online, some may require institutional login...
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Great re-style of the mythical i-Docs site. Check it out.

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How are journalists using the web as a platform to innovate?

How are journalists using the web as a platform to innovate? | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

"On the July 15th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll talk to the makers of the interactive web-based documentary, “Hollow” about the boom and bust of a single county in West Virginia.  The viewer is asked to scroll through and click on music, photographs, videos, and timelines to experience a varied and in-depth portrait of a place and its people. So where are you seeing good online documentary work?  And what’s the power of web technology to enhance news and storytelling? "

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Listen to this very interesting radio show. Inspiring.

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New open source tool for journalists and designers to weave interactive stories

New open source tool for journalists and designers to weave interactive stories | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Odyssey.js is a project funded by the Knight Prototype Fund developed by mapping company CartoDB. Today it is releasing the ...

 

"Although the Web is 25 years old, we are still at the dawn of using the medium for interactive storytelling. Technical complexity and development resources needed to create interactive pieces are two major drawbacks that stop innovation (the economic context of newsrooms further complicates things)."

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Barbara Ganley's curator insight, July 9, 8:12 AM

Promising!  Choose slides, scroll, maps--not either/or!

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A Conversation with the Makers of the Interactive Documentary 'Hollow'

'Hollow' is an interactive documentary that merges cinematic techniques with web-based storytelling to encourage a dialogue about the issues that small-town America faces. 


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'Hollow' is an interactive documentary that merges cinematic techniques with web-based storytelling to encourage a dialogue about the issues that small-town America faces. The project examines the lives of 30 individuals living in McDowell County, W.Va., an area that is representative of many boom-and-bust areas across the country. McDowell County has lost almost 80 percent of its population since 1950 and continues to lose more young people every year due to a lack of economic opportunity. This rural brain drain has left many counties across the nation with an aging demographic and failing infrastructure. However, many people—approximately 22,000—continue to live and work in McDowell. They feel a great sense of pride and belonging and believe they are there to help improve and move the county into the future.

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The Audience. A recap of the Roundtable - Reinvent Hollywood

The Audience. A recap of the Roundtable - Reinvent Hollywood | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
You people, the audience writ large, could hold the key to the future of the motion picture industry. The whole Reinvent Hollywood six-part series is geared ...
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Interview de Benjamin Hoguet, fondateur de Racontr

Interview de Benjamin Hoguet, fondateur de Racontr | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Lors de ces Cross Vidéo days, nous avons eu la chance de croiser Benjamin Hoguet, co-fondateur de la plateforme Racontr. Racontr est une plateforme d’aide à la création d’une histoire interactive à la manière du « What You See Is What You Get ». L’interface simple et intuitive permet aux personnes n’ayant aucune connaissance en matière de codage de réaliser des productions interactives. Auteurs, réalisateurs, artistes, journalistes, photographes, graphistes, producteurs de contenus peuvent y créer un webdocumentaire, une application mobile, un site internet ou encore une vidéo interactive. Racontr offre la possibilité de mettre en ligne ses médias : audios, vidéos, photos mais aussi de réaliser […]

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// 3 x 3 Basics | Transmedia Storytelling

// 3 x 3 Basics | Transmedia Storytelling | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
At the International Summerschool of  the CCCLab I introduced already some years ago transmedia storytelling (TMS) as a creative way to communicate the issues of climate change. Here again and upda...
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A sprinkle to a few concepts now taken for granted

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Andrea Rossi's curator insight, June 27, 7:11 AM

“ …the story-universe does not limit itself to one single medium but takes advantage of the strengths of every medium to create something new out of their symbiosis.”

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Experience Design: Interview with Hugues Sweeney

Part 2 of an interview on experience design with HUGUES SWEENEY Executive Producer Interactive media onf/NFB Digital Studio Montreal

by TMC Resource Kit: 


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Some very Interesting new perspectives: "working more with public spaces and installations, and second, working with indie gamers on projects"

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Hugues Sweeney talks about the  experience design process behind the ONF's many award winning webdoc/interactive projects

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Interview with Hugues Sweeney (ONF/NFB) on Strategies for International CoProduction

An Interview with Hugues Sweeney, executive producer of interactive production with ONF/NFB Montreal, on successful strategies for international coproductions

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