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How is being transformed the "traditional" documentary ? "interactive", "transmedia", "webdoc" ...adjectives that make the difference.
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Interactivity and Transmedia: new presentations | i-docs

Interactivity and Transmedia: new presentations | i-docs | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
At i-Docs we love a couple of things: sharing and our community and this post is a perfect combination of the two! A couple of brand new slideshows from Siobhan ...

 

A series of slides very very interesting.

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buildAR.com : Overlay your content onto the real world

buildAR.com : Overlay your content onto the real world | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Link your content to the real world. If you can use a web browser then you can create your own mobile AR experience using buildAR.

 

buildAR is an app with which you can manage the Augmented Reality contents, that is insert any type of content (text, video, images, etc..) overlaid onto the real world.


This technology is already used in various sectors, ranging from educational, artistic and cultural up to entertainment.

 

A technology that can also be a great documentary tool or at least for a certain type of documentary.

It is not long ago when we dealt with ARIS, the open-source platform with which was created the situated documentary "Dow Day" (http://bit.ly/Sz5Q8a)

 

A fresh and intriguing example of how buildAR can be used is "Notes for Walking" developed by Megan Heyward (http://bit.ly/Q8I6ZW).

 

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Le documentaire en pleine mutation - La semaine des médias - France Info

Docu-fiction, docu-réalité, web-documentaire... Le documentaire, qui existe depuis toujours à la télévision, est aujourd'hui en pleine mutation. Rencontre avec Cédric Mal, directeur de publication du "Blog documentaire".

Via Marie Thomas-Penette
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Stratégie 360° crossmédia transmedia gamification - ET8

Intervention réalisée lors des 8èmes Rencontres Nationales du etourisme institutionnel, #ET8 à Pau, Aquitaine, les 23 et 24 octobre 2012...

 

Transmedia strategies, Crossmedia and Gamification related to Tourism.

by Arnaud Hacquin, Olivier Pouponneau, J.M. Destang

(The Rabbit Hole).

 

Interesting and nice visualizations especially from slides 21 onwards - for an use out of the atelier.

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Power to the Pixel «10 questions potential partners will ask about your cross-media project

Power to the Pixel «10 questions potential partners will ask about your cross-media project | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

What are the things most asked by decision-makers, financiers and executives when they meet the creators of a potential project to be financed?

 

Here is a list of the 10 most frequently asked questions made during the just concluded The Pixel Market.

 

In this article we will find other items to add to the debate started by the reflections of Sandra Gaudenzi, enhanced by that of Annabel Roux (http://bit.ly/RiNhDu).

 

The search for potential funding partners for the majority of crossmedia project often ends up affecting the structure of the project to the point that the structure is interdependent with the schemes and mechanisms of pure marketing of big brands.

 

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Transmedia Storytelling for documentary makers

Transmedia Storytelling for documentary makers | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Weekly interviews and opinions from people exploring the frontiers of storytelling and gaming...

 

A very interesting Robert Pratten's podcast

 

Presentation given to the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) Producer's Institute, San Francisco http://bavc.org/

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How will the craft of storytelling change in the future?

The Internet, human-computer interaction, gaming, and other future technologies leading up to the possibility of the technological singularity, will change how stories are told, how they are heard. How will the craft of storytelling change, and how can novelists, filmmakers, television producers and game designers adapt?

 

 

35 very very interesting answers even for those involved in documentary.

 

[Thx to Drewvigal]

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Behold, The Very First Documentary Shot With Google Goggles

Behold, The Very First Documentary Shot With Google Goggles | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

Mark Wilson: "Remember when we said that Google Glass needed Gucci and Prada to reinvent its tech as cool? Well, apparently they took the advice pretty literally."

 


Via The Digital Rocking Chair, David Grandison Jr.
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YouTube Aesthetics Invade Film Festival Documentaries

YouTube Aesthetics Invade Film Festival Documentaries | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Comparing two very unusual new documentaries --...

 

What about the documentary aesthetics at the time of web 2.0?

 

via @giviali

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How Transmedia Storytelling Could Revolutionize Documentary Filmmaking

How Transmedia Storytelling Could Revolutionize Documentary Filmmaking | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

 

Last month my attention was struck by Pov Hackathon (http://bit.ly/P0j7HL), a very interesting initiative that combines independent producers with software coders.

Among the participants, there was Antonio Kaplan developer of the project StoryCorps Audio Slideshows.

 

Thanks to his testimony, the writer / producer Amanda Lin Costa on MediaShift explores the topic of transmedia storytelling applied to the documentary.


An article that touches relevant issues highlighting the critical points of new strategies for the construction of a documentary work.

 

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Living, Breathing, Transmedia: Navigating the Non-linear

Living, Breathing, Transmedia: Navigating the Non-linear | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
The Center for Social Media showcases and analyzes media for public knowledge and action—media made by, for, and with publics to address the problems that they share.

 

Josh Freund reminds us one of the most interesting area for those who make documentaries: the archives. Working with archives takes time and specific skills such as for instance the ability to select scenes from footage (frequently shot at the time for reasons totally different from current needs) in order to reinsert them in a new context in a relevant and original way.

 

The non-linear navigation is a tool that allows you to explore materials that would otherwise be buried in a hard disk.

A tool which better than any other responds to the needs of deepening topics mainly for educational purposes, though not exclusively.

 

This topic would deserve further study.

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TOUCH DOC | How To Start A Revolution

TOUCH DOC | How To Start A Revolution | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

 

 

For some time, those who own a tablet may have happened to come across an iPad documentary or touch doc, that is interactive documentaries made exclusively for the iPad or more generally for the tablet.

 

The touch doc is a new form of documentary that takes the definition of the technical means through which it is distributed and received.
The strengths of the touch doc are inspired by the combination of various techniques of visualization and interaction.

 

Julia Scott-Stevenson defines it in this way:
"The doc touch as a form is described on perhaps as somewhere between an interactive documentary and a magazine article (...)
It can still embed images, soundscapes, audio interviews, video, text, maps and data visualisations".

In words does not seem to be very different from the extras of the "old" DVD.

 

Or it can also be a real APP that is activated with the touch to show analysis, extra video and satellite mapping, as in the case of "How to Start a Revolution" or "Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box" the latter is also available on iTunes

(http://bit.ly/SZbrY8)

 

Examples of touch doc:

- How to Start a Revolution (here linked)

- Top 5 of our Favorite Things: iPad Documentaries - Submarine Channel (http://bit.ly/NA6stF)
    1. Rape in Congo: Peace Violated,
    2. Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box,
    3. Manaus: The Great Move,
    4. Keep on Steppin '
    5. Condition One

 

For a close examination:
Welcome the touch doc by Julia Scott-Stevenson

(http://bit.ly/SZbR0o)

 

Also useful the explanation offered by the authors of Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box
http://bit.ly/Po2yCx

 

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Transmedia Storytelling. A short definition

A visually appealing explanation on the concept of Transmedia through motion graphic by Patrick Greimel.

Nice work. [mirmilla]

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#Transmedia Spain 2012: Robert Pratten

The Robert Pratten speech at Transmedia Lab in Spain (may 2012)

 

As increasingly common, here is another presentation concerning the fiction world but suitable in many ways to the documentary field. 

 

More content on Transmedia Blog: http://bit.ly/Ts4t7C

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"Le webdocumentaire reste un formidable terrain d'expérimentation." - Webdocu.fr

"Le webdocumentaire reste un formidable terrain d'expérimentation." - Webdocu.fr | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
WEBDOCU.fr est le site de référence en matière de nouvelles formes de narrations, connectées, multimédia et interactives.

 

 

 

Editor of Monde.fr, Alexis Delcambre explains: "Web documentary is a way to try new experiences."

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Society is Numb to Traditional Media - Danfung Dennis - Condition One

Danfung Dennis, well known for directing the documentary "Hell and Back Again", share some of his principles on technology and emotion:

 

"We're moving to this era of mobile and tablet computing

the changes are the same to when radio moved to broadcast, we had an opportunity to create an entirely format and new way of storytelling (…)

How do we redefine how we tell stories, how we connect and how we convey emotion?

The technology will drive the future of storytelling"

 

In 2011 Danfung Dennis "and three business partners co-founded the tech start-up Condition ONE to create an “immersive,” virtual reality-esque application for tablet devices that allows users to scroll around video footage with a wider field of vision." [from Kevin Ritchie post on Realscreen - http://bit.ly/PXhond ]

 

 

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Power to the Pixel 2012: what’s new in i-doc’s transmedia land

Power to the Pixel 2012: what’s new in i-doc’s transmedia land | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Power to the Pixel was held in London for the 6th year in a row, showing the world of media production that transmedia is more than a trend: it is a logic of production and an marketing strategy that fits the needs of our global media world

 

How does the transmedia affect the digital production or i-docs?

 

Sandra Gaudenzi share with us some of her thoughts on the sidelines of "Power to the Pixel".

 

Particularly interesting is the conclusion of this post:

- if convergence is no longer a utopia, what is the best way to use it?
- compared to what already exists, what other aspects can be experienced through the transmedia?

 

The future may (or must?) bring more new horizons.

 

The distinction between those who come from a "documentary sensitivity" rather than "documentary field" is not just a terminological question, but represents very effective the new producers trend to seek a mix of fiction and factual.

 

The beginning of an interesting debate.

 

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Now Launched! Transmedia Multiplatform Convergent: Resource Kit for #Transmedia, Multiplatform & Convergent Content Creators

Now Launched! Transmedia Multiplatform Convergent: Resource Kit for #Transmedia, Multiplatform & Convergent Content Creators | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

"Welcome! We launch today & we look forward to connecting with you!

 

The TMC Resource Kit was conceived, designed & developed by Dr. Siobhan O'Flynn & Anthea Foyer. It is a living website that will evolve as we add new case studies & resources over the coming year to build an extensive set of diverse case studies modeling unique and successful strategies in the digital sphere."

 

 

A systematic and useful collection of case studies of transmedia projects, some of which documentaries.


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Interactive Factual Content: the future of documentary - trancemedia.eu -

Interactive Factual Content: the future of documentary - trancemedia.eu - | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

- Italian landscape -

 

A meta-webdoc for professionals about crossover factual content. divided into 4 main sections:

- context

- eco-system

- finance

- production

 

Backstage comments and observations in the course of TRANSMEDIA BRIDGE held in Turin, on November 2011.

 

Honor to Trancemedia.eu, "a site published by Fert Rights of Turin to raise awareness and promote 'innovation in the production of digital interactive content", one of the rare opportunities in Italy to learn about what is going on around the web documentary.

 

 

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Dow Day: a situated documentary - Mobile Learning Experiences

Dow Day: a situated documentary - Mobile Learning Experiences | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

The Situated Documentary starts from the assumption that the sounds and the images of the world in which we live in hide a historical past that we can discover and explore with technology.

 

Being in the same place in which particular historical facts occurred and being able to live what there is no longer constitutes a very important experiential conquest of the documentary genre.

[mirmilla]

 

❝The Situated Documentary allows learners to experience the recreation of a real life event (…) Situated documentaries work in harmony with technology to interact with information and to experience the world in new ways.❞

[excerpt from Luiz Lopes video on Vimeo]

 

What technology is behind Dow Day?

 

❝ARIS, Short for Augmented Reality and Interactive Storytelling, is an authoring tool as well as an iPhone application that work together to create mobile, locative, narrative-centric, interactive experiences❞ [excerpt from David J. Gagnon manuscript (http://bit.ly/QeSRXk)]

 

or in other words:

❝ARIS is a user-friendly, open-source platform for creating and playing mobile games, tours and interactive stories. Using GPS and QR Codes, ARIS players experience a hybrid world of virtual interactive characters, items, and media placed in physical space.❞

[excerpt from the ARIS site]

 

Watch the demo video to understand the amazing potential of ARIS tool: http://arisgames.org/demo/

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Six Pattern of Interactive Storytelling

Six Pattern of Interactive Storytelling | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
We have compiled Six Pattern of Interactive Storytelling in this Slideshare to inspire creative work and brand communications. ...

 

In a constant exchange of models and methods, the documentary often adopts certain methods of construction of the stories more closely related to fiction without betraying the reality on which it is based.

 

Both story architects, Valentin Heyde & Christian Riedel founded the Three-Headed Monkeys in January 2012 promising a great job on storytelling.

 

Some excerpts:

The claim to offer an interactive experience sells video games and advertising campaigns. However a lot of so called interactive experiences are quite boring. Simply because not every story is suitable for an interactive approach.

 

We work with six patterns of Interactive Storytelling - that may also help you to rethink, test, reframe and tell your stories in a participatory way.

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Zeega Productions

Zeega Productions | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it
Zeega is a community of makers passionate about creating immersive experiences that combine original content with media from across the web.

 

Among the new available tools, Zeega is characterized by its dual mission, which is to provide a platform "for inventing new forms of interactive storytelling" and at the same time being a "community of artists, filmmakers, journalists, educators, designers and other makers passionate about inventing a new medium together. "

 

Through the work shown here, Zeega offers interesting preview of what could become a documentary once engaged in the dynamics of the web.

One is tempted to say that the word "documentary" is a bit simplistic.

[mirmilla]

 

excerpt:

Zeega Productions is a growing series of innovative storytelling projects that span the globe and uncover new perspectives on the human experience. Some works are co-productions with leading partners in the radio, film, journalism and interactive worlds; others are lead by Zeega's internal team.

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Building Interactive Stories Miniworkshop

A mini workshop I did about interactive storytelling in september 2011 as part of the Photostories event at Noorderlicht photo festival in the Netherlands.

by Bjarke Myrthu

 

When structure is fundamental...

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The documentary in the digital world - Future Tense - ABC Radio National

The documentary in the digital world - Future Tense - ABC Radio National | Documentary Evolution | Scoop.it

"Most of us have a stuffy view of what a documentary is, but in a world where we increasingly write and post images about ourselves do we need to re-think that idea?"

 

Radio National has just published the first part of Future Tense the radio program dedicated to the changing nature of the documentary process.

 

Some interesting excerpts:

 

Katerina Cizek [Highrise http://bit.ly/S59Ybw]
What the web is teaching us documentary makers and the culture and language of the web is the démocratisation of storytelling and the démocratisation of media in our lives. And so I think the interactivity. That points to in terms of our own transformation or reconsideration of the documentary agenda.
(...) We do not start by setting the terms of the technological project, that comes later.

 

Nick Doherty, managing editor Television Online, Australian public broadcaster SBS:
I think it is really an education process to try and explain to producers why a project might be right for the web or, by the same token, it might be right for television or, as we say, it might be right for both, cross-platform.

 

Ingrid Kopp: I think a lot of the innovation is actually happening outside of what we may have traditionally thought of as independent film people.

 

Transcript available.

 

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Crossover Summit at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2012: Creating Immersive Experiences

Creating Immersive Experiences Which Bring History Alive The History Channel has embraced interactive media experimenting with 4Square and through a partners...

 

[excerpt]

The History Channel has embraced interactive media experimenting with 4Square and through a partnership with the Museum of London to create augmented reality experiences that bring history alive in the streets of the capital. Chris Hancox will discuss their strategy to make history more accessible and relevant to the present day by engaging younger viewers and how this helps redefine the channel identity; Andrew Markus from The Museum of London will elaborate their ongoing digital strategy, and Kevin Brown from digital agency Brothers and Sisters will explain how they integrated material from the History Channel into an augmented reality app, how to measure success and the benefits of legacy products.

 

Sheffield Doc/Fest has finally published 2012 stuff.

Among the others, watch:

Why Documentaries Matter, Nick Fraser

(http://bit.ly/U0rwun)

 

Absolutely interesting and exciting topics.

 

 

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