Most of us have a stuffy view of what a documentary is, but in a world where we increasingly write and post images about ourselves do we need to re-think that idea? What impact are new technologies having on storytelling? We speak to documentary makers about the role digital tools and multiple platforms are having on their craft. We also explore some of the most cutting edge approaches to what we think of as the documentary.
Dr Kate Nash, Lecturer, School of English, Journalism and European Languages at the University of Tasmania.
Katerina Cizek, Emmy award winning Director of Out My Window and the National Film Board of Canada’s multi-year HIGHRISE project.
Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives at the Tribeca Film Institute.
Nick Doherty, Managing Editor, Television (Online) at the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Australia.
Coast2Coast Conference Details (http://www.coast2coastconference.com/)
Highrise- National Film Board of Canada (http://highrise.nfb.ca/)
National Film Board of Canada’s Interactive webpage (http://www.nfb.ca/interactive/)
Kate Nash’s profile (http://www.utas.edu.au/english-journalism-european-languages/people/Kate-Nash)
Tribeca Film Institute- New Media Fund (http://www.tribecafilminstitute.org/filmmakers/newmedia/)
SBS multimedia documentaries (http://www.sbs.com.au/documentary/multimedia)
Mapping Main Street Documentary Project (http://www.mappingmainstreet.org/)
Cowbird Storytelling Project (http://cowbird.com/)
The Johnny Cash Project (http://www.thejohnnycashproject.com/#)
Star Wars Uncut (http://www.starwarsuncut.com/)