The Generation Next Factual and Documentary Conference will be returning to Melbourne for its second year across December 6 and 7, at the Cinema Novo on Lygon Street.
Interactive documentary gets meta with newest contribution to the form Moments of Innovation. An interactive documentary work about, well, interactive documentary, it concisely covers everything that’s exciting right now about non-fiction on the web. The boffins at MIT’s Open Documentary Lab have partnered with IDFA DocLab to create the project, which is also currently in installation form at IDFA in Amsterdam.
When Convenient Education was first commissioned by SBS, its young directors were somewhat unfamiliar with the term ‘interactive documentary.’ In order to re-invent their story for the web, they partnered with transmedia production company Chocolate Liberation Front (CLF) who developed the project’s interactive strategy.
The First Fagin is an Australian docu-drama set for theatrical release on November 15. It is the story of Ikey Solomon, a Jewish Englishman, the most famous criminal of his time, who made his way to Australia under extraordinary circumstances in the 19th century. Solomon is widely believed to be the inspiration behind the character, Fagin in Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.
Following up on my previous post about the transmedia toolkit, this one goes back a couple of steps. MediaStorm has released its latest field guide as an ibook, and it contains tips for the earlier stages of production in multimedia documentary storytelling – before you get to the transmedia part.
Ronin Films' docu-drama release The First Fagin, which tells of the real-life London criminal who inspired Charles Dickens' legendary Oliver Twist character before becoming a cog in Australia’s convict system, will be released commercially throughout the country on November 15.
Land, Money and Power… Dig deep into Australia’s epic history of mining.
A simple and concise introduction to the life of world champion cyclist, Cadel Evans.
Discover le Tour - the tactics, achievements, scandals and names you should know.