The power of VR storytelling: Oscar Raby at the PM Studio

Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting Oscar Raby in the Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol. As well as giving people the opportunity to watch his work Assent, on the Oculus Rift, he also gave a lunch time talk, outlining his journey towards producing a virtual reality documentary. In his talk, Oscar provided the context needed […]

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The New Reality : Exploring the Intersection of New Documentary Forms & Digital Journalism

October 9-10, MIT Open Documentary Lab Mandy Rose (i-Docs/DCRC) moderates a panel today focusing on Documentary Forms & Processes at MIT Open Documentary Lab’s extraordinary convening around the complicated relationship between documentary and journalism. Documentary Forms & Processes “Once the common currency of journalism and documentary, ideas of authorship, craft, and professionalism have acquired different […]

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Discussing interactive documentary at the Lemesos Documentary Festival

I recently attended the Lemesos Documentary Festival in Cyprus to present a session on interactive documentary as part of their DocsTalk seminar. Attended by predominantly traditional, linear documentary makers, it was encouraging to see the excitement for the possibilities the field could offer their practice. However, following a number of discussions I had during my time there […]

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