Category Archive: Documentary

i-Docs – Check out the Programme – Join us in Bristol!

The i-Docs Programme is now live and we’ve got a very exciting line up.  Film makers  Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Hollow), Jeanie Finlay (Sound it Out, The Great Hip Hop Hoax), Sharon Daniel (Inside… Continue reading

Hollow : Lessons Learned

Yesterday, Elaine McMillion and the team behind Hollow held a Google hangout to address some of the many questions that they are getting from interested producers about their tremendous project. I interviewed McMillion… Continue reading

13 Tweets from 2013 – Revisited

1. Snow Fall – wonderful interactive journalism. The year started with the New York Times launch of the stunning Snow Fall. With photos, video and graphic visualisations seamlessly embedded within this in-depth story… Continue reading

Searching for Happiness

Today I’m writing about my own production - Searching for Happiness. The project soft launched in May. Since then we’ve been doing some additional development work to create a version that’s accessible on more… Continue reading

Storytelling in the New Landscape

Recently posted – video of a session that I took part in back in May at Between the Lines – a festival organised by DocHouse and the Frontline Club in London exploring, “the challenges… Continue reading

American Futures – Hollow & Question Bridge

June 20th saw the launch of Hollow – Elaine McMillion’s ambitious interactive documentary about post-industrial life and hope in McDowell County, West Virginia. Dealing with one community but telling a common story of rural America,… Continue reading

The Awra Amba Experience

Awra Amba is a village in the Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia founded by Zumra Nuru (above) where remarkable improvements have been made in the standard of living, education, gender equality, and health through… Continue reading

Adventures in Storytelling, Technology and Social Change

The Tribeca New Media Fund has been the site of important work for some time now in interactive and participatory storytelling. As well as commissioning some standout projects, the Director of Digital Initiatives,… Continue reading

i-Docs Lab

Digital Bristol Week – Judith Aston, Sandra Gaudenzi & Mandy Rose at BBC Bristol

Future Documentary Ideas Labs

The call is out for the REACT Hub Future Documentary Ideas Labs – a unique opportunity to develop ideas in emerging documentary. “We’re bringing together creative companies and arts and humanities academics who… Continue reading