Category Archive: Documentary

iDocs

It’s only a month now until the DCRC hosted iDocs Symposium that I mentioned back in the Autumn. iDocs is the UK’s first gathering to explore developments in interactive documentary and seems to have… Continue reading

Happy New Year

Happy New Year. I’m kicking off the year with some thoughts and questions prompted by looking back on 2010. I’ve noted a flurry of global projects this past year as producers have taken… Continue reading

Are you happy?

Today we launched The Are you happy? Project website. The project invites people to provide their answers to the question which provoked such a memorable response when it was posed by Marceline Loridan and… Continue reading

i-Docs Symposium

The Digital Cultures Research Centre ,which is the home of my research, is putting on a one-day symposium on Interactive Documentary next March – called iDocs. It’s being put together by DCRC colleagues Judith… Continue reading

Out My Window

I’m going to be in Toronto this week presenting at a conference on DIY Citizenship – Critical Making & Social Media. It’s a very interesting programme and I’m looking forward to it. Before I go… Continue reading

Where Documentary meets Web 3.0

I’m working on a proposal for a project that experiments with the Semantic Web and just came across Kate Ray‘s informative, witty documentary on the subject. It’s an engaging overview featuring key players,… Continue reading

An Evening at UnionDocs

It was good to revisit UnionDocs in Brooklyn, last Sunday, to take part in a panel on Global Perspectives in Digital Media . I was talking about Video Nation‘s work abroad during the 1990s,… Continue reading

The Creative Internet

Google Labs have just released a round up of 106 noteworthy online projects – The Creative Internet. It’s a treasure trove and a great resource – looking across genres and themes – Audio,… Continue reading

One Day on Earth

Today sees the filming of a global collaborative project; One Day on Earth, which the organisers are describing as the “largest participatory media event in history”.  It’s hot on the heels of Life in a… Continue reading

The Open Video Conference

Having worked in TV and then for a decade in “new” media I’ve felt acutely aware of inhabiting distinct cultures in my professional life. It’s perhaps been most apparent when I’ve been involved… Continue reading