Archive for the 'documentary' Category

Tomorrow morning: Database Cinema event

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Posted by: Louis St-Amour

FYI all, there is a lecture on Database Cinema tomorrow in Nat Taylor Cinema. I was reminded of this in my New Media: The Database course and thought I’d invite people here. ;-)
Thursday, Feb. 2 @ 9:30am-12:30pm in Nat Taylor Cinema (N R102)Lee Knuttila, the course director, will conduct a short lecture and screen the [...]

Digital Nation

Monday, October 5th, 2009
Posted by: boaz beeri

Digital Nation is a new, open source PBS project that explores what it means to be human in an entirely new world — a digital world. It consists of this Web site as well as a major FRONTLINE documentary to be broadcast in winter 2010. The production team is posting rough cuts and raw footage [...]

Game as Documentary?

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
Posted by: Neil

This links to an article on a new game by Konami, that is set in the current Iraq war. There are mixed messages about this game, even from Konami itself, as the subject matter is so serious and current that it may be a taboo to make a game of it.

Marker’s IMMEMORY….

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008
Posted by: City Ninja

“…electronic texture is the only one that can deal with sentiment, memory, and imagination.” – Chris Marker

Early Online Interactive Documentaries

Friday, March 16th, 2007
Posted by: Alla

I’m posting URL links to two well-known early online documentaries, made in Flash.
These were done before Flash could handle video streaming, so they’re made with photographs, texts, etc.
I remember looking at these 3 years ago, so they’re at least that old.
The first one, “Black Friday”, documents a terrible 1939 fire in Australia. It’s a cross [...]