The tricky topic of impact & interactive documentary

There has been much attention given to impact within documentary over the last couple of years. While BritDoc have stated in their recently published impact guide; ‘the power of film to change the world has become impossible to ignore’ and the Puma prize has been established to reward impact, what is meant by impact is not […]

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Distributed imagination: edited section from Seth Gidding’s Gameworlds

Rules themselves create fictions by the very fact of complying with their respective rules, is separated from real life where there is no activity that literally corresponds to any of these games [they] are played for real. As if is not necessary (Caillois 1962, 8). Replace cops and robbers and dolls houses with their digital descendants Grand Theft Auto and The […]

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On Journeys: an update from the Play Sandbox Flatpack Cinema project

Two months into the Play Sandbox and though there’s much to do the Flatpack Cinema proposition is taking shape. When asked to come up with a hundred questions about our project at the first workshop, we came up with one hundred and six! This was a record, apparently, in the history of REACT – a […]

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