The 'linear turn' in i-docs - a provocation | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

"I have just returned from delivering a workshop on i-docs at the Freiburger Film Forum, alongside Florian Thalhofer, inventor of the Korsakow system.

 

It was great to see Florian again and our respective talks sparked a lively discussion between us on the evolution of interactive documentaries. As two of the pioneers in the field – Florian having invented Korsakow over fifteen years ago and me having completed my PhD thesis on interactive multimedia in 2003 – we both had a lot to say on the current state of play with i-docs and on the possibility of  a ‘linear turn’.

 

I provide here the key points that we discussed, as a provocation for further discussion and debate."

 

by Judith Aston for i-Docs


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