Tag Archive: Highrise

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

Now the Field is Open

Here’s a recent talk I gave in a session on Future Documentary at a BBC Academy event. My focus was on crowd-funding, collaboration, and “connected documentary”.

i-Docs and the BBC

[The following post was published today on Open Democracy. It’s one of a number of open letters to the incoming BBC Director General, that have been published on their OurBeeb website.] You’re a journalist; investigating… Continue reading

Four categories of collaborative documentary

I’ve just been in Barcelona, at the ECREA (European Communication Research & Education Association) Digital Culture Workshop which looked at innovative practices and critical theories.  It was a terrific gathering – small enough… Continue reading

Britain in a Day

Saturday was filming day for Britain in a Day, the UK version of Life in a Day which is being produced for the BBC by Ridley Scott’s Scott Free company, and directed by Morgan… Continue reading

Open Video Conference – 2011

It’s this year’s Open Video Conference (OVC) in NYC this weekend. “Open video is the movement to promote free expression and innovation in online video.” I was there last year and it was a great… Continue reading

A Filmmaker-in-Residence

Good news this week from Cannes, where  Katerina Cizek / Gerry Flahive‘s ‘Out my Window’ was the deserving winner of a Digital Emmy for non-fiction at MIP-TV. I’ve enthused about this National Film… 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