i-Docs 2012 The Interactive Documentary Symposium

Where: Watershed Media Centre, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX

When: 22 March 2012 9:00am to 23 March 2012 5:00pm

i-Docs - The only UK event dedicated to Interactive Documentary Any non-fictional story that uses digital technology to give the viewer an active role in the negotiation of ???reality??? can be an interactive docmentary (i-doc). This could be an online journalistic dossier for the Guardian, a pervasive game in the streets of London, an educational 3D story on Second Life, or a film which links documentary footage to live data feeds. Building on the success of last year???s event - and now spread over two days - i-Docs 2012 offers a provocative and challenging programme of parallel panel sessions, case study presentations, feedback labs and examples of new work. Some of the most active and creative interactive documentary experts from across mainland Europe, North America, Canada and the UK - brought together for two full days of viewing and discussion. Topics will include: Open source, HTML5 and the semantic web Popcorn jr, Zeega, Klynt, 3WDOC ??? interrogating the tools and the makers. - plus workshops! Layered experience, augmented reality games and pervasive media Participants/Authors ??? creating new meaning in collaborative projects Activism and ethics New strategies for activism; Social media networks; Is this the terrain of emerging business models for i-docs? For a full programme, abstracts, tickets and lots more visit http://i-docs.org Among the invited speakers: Jigar Mehta ??? Co-creator 18 Days in Egypt Brett Gaylor ??? Director Popcorn project, Mozilla Foundation Submarine Channel ??? Creators of visually-led transmedia projects: the award winning Collapsus, Minimovies and Hotel amongst others. Via live video feed from Toronto! Kat Cizek ??? Director, Highrise Project ??? National Film Board of Canada i-Docs is convened by Judith Aston, Sandra Gaudenzi and Jonathan Dovey on behalf of the Digital Culture Research Centre, University of the West of England,

Entry Cost: Full Pass - £150 One-day £90

Posted by: Nick Triggs | 22-02-2012

Contact the event organiser: idocs.symposium@gmail.com