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“94 Elements” needs your help! – an interview with Mike Paterson

Mike Paterson, from PFILM, is just back from SXSW, where he presented his later venture: 94 Elements. As far as I know 94 Elements was the only UK i-doc presented within SXSW’s “digital domain” strand, so… hat’s off to Mike and all his team! Now… 94 Elements is a very interesting project indeed: 1.It uses a scientific metaphor (the table …

Tommy Pallotta on technology and documentary

The following is an interesting interview with Tommy Pallotta (Collapsus) – who is apparently currently working on a documentary were animation is  widely used (not clear if there is any interaction too). Pallotta has an interesting view on technology – a view that I entirely share and that I always try to remember:  “For me” he says ” technology is …

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Open Documentary Lab at MIT: Mandy Rose interviewed

Mandy Rose (Senior Research Fellow, DCRC, UWE) and integral part of the i-Docs community has been interviewed by MIT’s Open Documentary Lab on the future of web-based documentaries: To read Mandy’s post on crowd funding, click here. If you haven’t heard of the MIT’s Open Docs Lab, on a basic level it “brings technologists, storytellers, and scholars together to advance the new arts …

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epopee.me: an interview with Rodrigue Jean

The first time you take a look at Epopée.me,  it feels like this project is a very minimalist interactive documentary. In fact, the interaction goes beyond the digital world and expands into the streets of Montréal where marginalized people struggle to live their life. Rodrigue Jean, who started the project, tells us a bit more about Epopée. I-docs.org: Can you tell …

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18 Days in Egypt – An interview with Jigar Mehta

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/35368376] “For the first time in history, citizens are recording an actual revolution in real time. Throughout the 18 days of the 2011 uprising—in the year since—and now—Egyptians are filming pivotal events on their cell phones, taking pictures, texting, tweeting and facebooking their extraordinary bid for freedom. Now, “18 Days in Egypt”, the collaborative documentary project, aims to capture the …

Transmedia views: An interview with Nuno Bernardo

Nuno Bernardo is an award-winning transmedia writer/producer and creator of the world’s first international interactive on-line teen series, Sofia’s Diary. He is also the CEO of transmedia production company beActive and author of The Producer’s Guide to Transmedia. Your background is in advertising and journalism. What element or factor would you say it was decisive to setting up your company …

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An exclusive interview with Katerina Cizek

Highrise is probably the most exciting interactive documentary umbrella of the year. One of its sub-projects, Out My Window, has just been nominated for an International Digital Emmy in the Non-Fiction category. And now Out My Window presents its own off spring: Participate which showcases your photos and stories out of highrise windows around the world. Katerina Cizek, Highrise’s Director at …