April 11, 2014

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Webdox 2014: hands-on workshops & inspiration for online storytellers

Here is the great news: this year i-Docs and Webdox are exploring the same areas, but in different ways, and in different places. i-Docs 2014 (Bristol, 20-21th of March) was organised around three themes that seemed topical to us: new production models, how to assess engagement and evaluation and new i-docs territories & platforms. We had two […]

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March 24, 2014

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i-Docs 2014: catch up from day two

A slightly belated catch up from the second day of i-Docs 2014, scroll down to see what went on! A selection of the sessions have also been recorded and will be available online over the coming months, so keep your eyes peeled. [View the story "i-Docs 2014: Friday 21" on Storify]

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March 20, 2014

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i-Docs 2014: catch up with day one

As day one of i-Docs draws to a close and delegates head towards our special performance of Choose Your Own Documentary, you can catch up with the huge amount of talks, top moments and awesome projects that have been discussed by scrolling through our Storify below: [View the story "i-Docs 2014: Thursday 20" on Storify]

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March 17, 2014

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Can we measure the impact of an i-doc? Kat Cizek in the last episode of the UX Series

The last question of the UX Series is the one million dollars question: how do we understand, and measure, the impact in an i-doc? What is the time-frame we should consider in the evaluation? Is it about the number of people exposed to our message? Is it about telling others about our documentary and issue? It […]

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March 17, 2014

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The Prisons Memory Archive: Questioning and Engaging with Interactivity at i-Docs 2014

Guest post from Laura Aguiar, Cahal McLaughlin and Jamie McRoberts Queen’s University Belfast The Prisons Memory Archive (PMA) is an ongoing research project and its aim is to offer possibilities of engaging with the story of the ‘other’ in a society that is emerging from decades of political violence. One way of doing this, we […]

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March 16, 2014

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New Documentary Ecologies: Emerging Platforms, Practices and Discourses

Guest post from Kate Nash, one of our keynote speakers at i-Docs 2014. How can we begin to conceptualise the way in which documentary is being re-thought in light of contemporary media cultures and technologies? This is the central question that the contributors to New Documentary Ecologies: Emerging Platforms, Practices and Discourses explore. Taking ‘the […]

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March 12, 2014

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Interactive documentary for the iPad: Ramona Pringle on Avatar Secrets

Avatar Secrets - an interactive documentary for the iPad – explores the complexities of human connection in the wired world, examining the evolving nature of community, relationships, empathy and interdependence in the real world, and in the digital frontier. I caught up with Ramona ahead of her talk at i-Docs 2014 to find out more about […]

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