The Interactive Documentary. Definition Proposal and Basic Features of the New Emerging Genre.
Arnau Gifreu Castells explore some interesting topics of the new emerging genre, the so-called "interactive documentary".
The great work of Sandra Gaudenzi is increasingly revealing itself as a milestone in the field of studies on this topic.
In my opinion, attention should be paid not only on what are writing these scholars, but also on the scholars themselves. Looking at their online presence we wonder if we are faced with a host of critics who will become the new wave of authors such as Truffaut, Godard and Eric Rohmer. We'd like. Let's see.
Punchdrunk has pioneered a game-changing form of immersive theatre since the year 2000, in which roaming audiences experience epic and emotional storytelling inside sensory theatrical worlds. They focus as much on the audience and the performance space as on the performers and narrative. Punchdrunk's designers occupy deserted buildings and apply a cinematic level of details to immersive the audience in the world of the show. Now, PunchDrunk the theater company that created the insanely popular SLEEP NO MORE, has teamed up with the MIT Media Lab to create a unique type of immersive teleperformance in conjunction with the New York production of their popular theatrical experience. This project pairs online participants with members of the live audience during performances to actively experience a unique version of the show through a variety of media. Watch as Peter Higgin and Colin Nightingale present these innovative projects.
We’ve been thinking a lot about playing the long game. For us, to truly disrupt the way we tell stories online - that is, within news journalism, advocacy and current affairs documentary – we work from the position that stories mean something to people. The problem arises when you try to tell complex narratives within an attention economy of about three minutes or less. A fickle yet savvy net-audience with lots of voices, lots of dissent and opinion – not to mention noise – raises the demand for stories that present nuance and multiple perspectives. But how do you create stories that create value for a generation defined by connectivity and convergence?
Have you ever stayed on someone's couch during a holiday? Cooked and shared a meal with your neighbor? Heard of co-working spaces? The Collaborative Cities project is a web documentary that will feature some of the world most inspiring start-ups, communities and projects of the Collaborative economy in the most vibrant cities.
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[Video Link] Last month I found myself in Palo Alto in need of an espresso. Yelp directed me to a place called ZombieRunner, which turned out to be a running shoe store with a zombie-themed espresso bar.
Healing Histories allows you to explore the stories of struggling New Orleans’ residents rebuilding their community post Hurricane Katrina. Built using HTML5, the documentary is split into five broad categories ...
Professor Henry Jenkins, of the University of Southern California, author of Convergence Culture, was speaking about his new book Spreadable Media at a Digital Transformations event at the University of Westminster in London on 15 May 2012 (7.00-8.30pm)
Professor Jenkins gave a talk about Spreadable Media, and then engaged in a discussion with Professor David Gauntlett, author of Making is Connecting, and a Q&A session with the audience.
Venue: The Old Cinema, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW (nearest tube: Oxford Circus)
TravelPlot Porto is composed by several platforms such as an iPhone app, a Website, a Map, Live Events and Social Networks (YouTube, Twitter and Pinterest). All of these platforms are free with the exception of the live events. The objective of TravelPlot Porto is to give tourists a personalized and engaging trip to Porto by getting to know its stories. With 9 story chapters and 42 locations to choose from, tourists will find locations for their particular taste and interest. They can opt to visit the locations near them, the locations that belong to the same chapter of the story, or even check the locations according to the story’s chronologic order. TravelPlot Porto is also a social responsibility project supporting "A Place for Joãozinho” which aims to become a reference for health for young people. The partners DouroAzul, Vinhas d’Alho and Porto com Arte, will donate 1€ of specific related purchases to TravelPlot Porto to "A Place for Joãozinho”.
Chaunton: "We like [...] transmedia for several reasons. It's new, it's frequently innovative, it's story-driven, and it’s broad, and un-standardized enough that it's a bit of a Wild West frontier" ...
Siobhan O'Flynn: "I wrote an earlier blog post, ‘Why The Hunger Games is Not Harry Potter, and Why You Should Care,’ in response to finishing the novels, which were far more disturbing than I had expected. Further mulling on Geoffrey Long’s How to Ride a Lion: A Call for a Higher Transmedia Criticism and Jeff Gomez & Fabian Niciezo’s “6 Reasons Why ‘the Avengers’ is Crushing it at the Box Office” resulted in this case study on ‘Transmedia Engagement: Participatory Culture to Activism.’ Your thoughts are welcome!"
Liz Nord is a documentary filmmaker and multi-platform producer who has produced and shown work in Europe, the Middle East and throughout North America. However her current documentary project ‘Battle ...
Patrick Möller is a Transmedia Storyteller, ARG Developer and Gamer at Imaginary Friends. This presentation is from the first “Transmedia Mobile Gaming” conference in Warsaw, Poland. Patrick was invited by ...