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Rescooped by Melanie Hundley from Tracking Transmedia!

Between the Lines: Storytelling in the New Landscape - i-Docs

Between the Lines: Storytelling in the New Landscape - i-Docs | immersive media |

"This session (...) looked at the relationship between technology and storytelling, it’s function within the creation of non-linear narratives and the continued role of “old” storytelling telling methods." I-Docs


"Each technological change in filmmaking has influenced the way stories are crafted. Adapting to these new technologies has repeatedly been presented as a revolutionary new way of storytelling. The first films shot with handheld cameras allowed unprecedented access to events, and later, digital cameras made it cheaper to produce films. Now, with opportunities offered by new media, stories can be told in a non-linear fashion through different platforms, or made interactive. Do these new technologies truly revolutionize the way we document the world, or do they merely change the relationship between the maker and the viewer? Do the old methods of storytelling still apply to interactive or non-linear documentaries?



Caspar Sonnen
Mandy Rose
Alexandre Brachet
William Uricchio


[from DocHouse & the Frontline Club Vimeo Channel]

Via mirmilla, siobhan-o-flynn
mirmilla's curator insight, July 27, 2013 2:15 PM

An interesting session on very current themes.

Hans Heesterbeek's curator insight, July 30, 2013 1:32 AM

Could be interesting. Just have to find 90 min to watch it. 

Rescooped by Melanie Hundley from Documentary Evolution!

Interacting with Transmedia: An InterActs Live Google Hangout

"This Hangout (hosted on Feb 21, 2013) brought together leading figures in a variety of disciplines -- journalism, documentary, academics, gaming -- to discuss how different disciplines are engaging audiences and expanding stories across a variety of platforms. The conversation was moderated by Professor Henry Jenkins.

Panelists (from R to L):
Marc Smolowitz, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Documentary Filmmaker
Luisa Dantas, Director/Producer/Editor, Land of Opportunity
Jo Ellen Kaiser, Executive Director, The Media Consortium
Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives at Tribeca Film Institute
Danielle Riendeau, Blogger for KillScreen, Instructor of Interactive Storytelling at Northeastern University, Communications Officer for ACLU-NorCal

InterActs is a conversation series created in partnership between NAMAC and the Daily Dot. Over the next several months, our two teams will host a series of online conversations on creative expression in digital environments."


(Namac site:

Via mirmilla
mirmilla's curator insight, February 22, 2013 3:27 AM

Excellent conversation focused on issues arising from the emerging interactive forms.

Also excellent the choice of involving experience from different sectors but now piped into a single ecosystem.