Mobile storytelling session (photo by Sandra Gaudenzi)
Mobile storytelling session (photo by Sandra Gaudenzi)

Mozfest 2013: i-Docs picks

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Mozfest 2013 took place over the weekend and the web still seems to be buzzing with excitement over the event. Sandra Gaudenzi will be reflecting on the sessions she attending in an upcoming blog post, but for now i’ve pulled out a few bits that really hooked me.

Redesigning Popcorn Maker for Journalists

KettleCorn is the BBG‘s fork of Mozilla Popcorn Maker, tailored to the needs of international journalists:

TileMill: Creating interactive maps

Screen shot from interactive map

Screen shot from interactive map

Whether you’re a journalist, web designer, researcher, or seasoned cartographer, TileMill is the design studio you need to create stunning interactive maps. 

Brett Gaylor & Upian: Do not track

 “DO NOT TRACK”: LET’S TRACK THE TRACKERS is an interactive documentary in progress directed by Brett Gaylor and produced by Arte & Upian. You can help them collect data about the trackers by downloading Collusion the experimental add-on for firefox. Collusion is an experimental add-on for Firefox that allows you to see all the third parties that are tracking your movements across the Web. It shows, in real time, how that data creates a spider-web of interaction between companies and other trackers. Find out more here and watch the teaser.

Mobile storytelling with Chaka Films

Mobile storytelling session (photo by Sandra Gaudenzi)

Mobile storytelling session (photo by Sandra Gaudenzi)

Presented as part of a session on how to use mobile technology to do collective storytelling the Quipu-Project is a transmedia documentary project that aims to collect and share the stories of those affected by the sterilization policy which targeted over 300,000 indigenous women without their consent applied in Peru in the late 90s.

Have I missed anything out? Let me know in the comments if there were any other tools or projects related to interactive documentary which cropped up at Mozfest!