The following is a guest post from filmmaker and creator Leanne Allison about the interactive documentary Bear 71.
We’ve all heard of the “elevator pitch”—a 30-second sell of a project idea to prospective producers. This is a story about one that worked and went on to become a high-profile...
*This is a guest post by Kat Cizek, creator of HIGHRISE, a multi-year, multi-platform documentary about vertical living in the global suburbs. Find the original - and much more - on the HIGHRISE blog.
It’s the Next-Gen participatory media project at HIGHRISE: girls learning computer code. They’re building websites...
* This is a guest post by Oisin Curran, web writer for the web doc Here At Home. More on this topic on the Here At Home blog.
In a recent post we talked about the ethical questions raised by the At Home study. It seems only fair...
Most of us living in cities routinely cross paths with the homeless. Faced with their hardship, we can't help but wonder: Who are these people? How did they end up on the street? And more importantly, what would they need to get back on their feet?
Enter Here At...
This post was translated from French.
A new installation at the exit of the Montreal Metro's St-Laurent station is generating a lot of buzz among the city's transit users.
The open-air BLA BLA installation was designed specifically for this urban space, and opened May 17. It was created by director...
NFB/interactive - the National Film Board of Canada's interactive productions arm - is not the type to rest on its laurels. Mere moments after winning 2 (two!) 2012 Webby Awards (for BLA BLA and God's Lake Narrows), it launched 3 new projects for you to discover. Read more...
Early this May, Vancouver's DOXA Documentary Film Festival will offer 2 different ways to experience our Webby-nominated project, Bear 71 .
On Friday, May 4th - DOXA's opening night - Bear 71 will be projected on a large screen as co-creator Jeremy Mendes navigates through the site, accompanied...
What do a bear, a parable on human language, a Northern reserve, and a brother in the army have in common?
Why, they're the subjects of the 4 NFB/interactive projects nominated for 2012 Webby Awards, of course!
The Webby Awards, which people sometimes refer to as the "Oscars of the...
How many times a week do you go to the corner store? You may pick up milk or a coffee, buy a case of beer or a lottery ticket, or take money out of the bank machine. Corner stores have replaced the old general store and are now...
by Katerina Cizek
I used to dislike highrise buildings. I would drive by them, without much thought, and dread the elevator when I actually had to go inside.
These days, I spend most of my time thinking, living, breathing highrises. I’m the director of NFB’s Emmy-award winning HIGHRISE, and last...
I have only one sibling, a younger brother named Paul. I can't imagine life without him. From our earliest childhood (I remember climbing into his crib at 4 - he would've been 2 and a half - and rocking out to invented songs involving rhythmic jumping and wild...
The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne.
* cet article est aussi disponible en français
BARCODE.tv invites you to dive into the world of the objects that surround us by participating in the Creating Stories About Objects Rally during RIDM, Montréal's international documentary film festival.
The Rally will last...