Interactive

Here’s you’ll find all the info you need about the NFB’s extensive and acclaimed interactive content, including interviews with media-makers, behind-the-scenes footage, launches, calls for projects, and reports on the progress and results of our digital stories. Have your say—interact!

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Public participation in web docs as seen by 4 creators

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How do we manage participation in web docs? David Dufresne, Guillaume Braun, Caroline Hayeur and Rachel Knoll deliver their expertise on the subject.

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The State of the Art, Part II: Documentary Aesthetics

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Discover the latest in documentary’s forms, trends, and visual languages, straight from industry insiders at the 2014 TIFF Doc Conference.

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An insider’s look at the NFB interactive studio in Montreal

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Each month, the NFB interactive studio in Montreal takes you backstage with a blog post on a hot topic in interactivity and digital media.

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In the dish pit: a Q&A with Mark Hoffe, director of interactive web doc Bubble Dancers

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Docs ain’t what they used to be! Check out this informative interview with Mark Hoffe, the interactive web doc filmmaker behind “Bubble Dancers”, a series of profiles about working in the dish pit. Fans of new media and creative producers alike will relish this behind-the-scenes look.

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Skateboarding, Torn Shoes, and Other Taboos

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After viewing The Devil’s Toy Redux, the author talks about his teenage quest for identity, one marked by skateboarding and shopping centres.

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Haiku! Calling all interactive creatives: explore the short form… the very, very short form

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The NFB and Arte are partnering on a call for proposals in a new interactive creative project called Haiku. If you were to bring this short form to life, how would you design an interactive haiku? Submit your proposal for a short interactive project—12 winners will have their projects funded and posted online in 2015.

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Seven Digital Deadly Sins: a new interactive web doc about online ethics

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Today’s digital world brings with it a whole new set of moral dilemmas. Which ones are most common—and which ones are you guilty of? Explore digital sin confessions in this new interactive web doc.

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The Devil’s Toy Redux: skateboarding is not a crime

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Our new interactive web doc on global skateboarding culture has finally launched, and it’s pretty cool. Explore it here.

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Circa 1948, an immersive artistic storyworld, launched at Tribeca

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Take a journey to the past with Stan Douglas’ immersive interactive storyworld, Circa 1948, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Come on, vote for us—we’re nominated at the Webby Awards!

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The NFB has been nominated for 4 Webby Awards and now it’s up to YOU—our viewers and fans—to help us win by voting for us! Check out all the projects here.

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Roll into springtime with The Devil’s Toy Redux

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This’ll get you pumped for spring: 14 filmmakers, 11 films, an interactive experience about skateboarding, youth culture, and urban landscapes. The project is set to launch in late spring 2014, but check out the teaser trailer right here.

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Round 2: Fort McMoney is back and better than ever

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Immerse yourself in Round 2 of the acclaimed interactive documentary game about the world’s largest energy project in Alberta.