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TFI Sandbox Relaunches

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A year and a half ago the Tribeca Film Institute launched the TFI Sandbox, an online resource for documentary transmedia projects with connections to the New Media Fund and other real-world resources. Since then the Sandbox has helped produce some…  Read more

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Björk’s Biophilia Available to Download

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Björk has been releasing Biophilia, in one way or another, for over three years now, transforming what could have simply been yet another album into a master class on multi-platform releases and extended community-building endeavors. In October 2011 the album came…  Read more

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Encounter Groups, Ghost Stories and Rapid Prototyping at the Seventh POV Hackathon

The Dandelion King, demo screenshot from POV Hackathon 7. (Courtesy POV/American Documentary, Inc.)The Dandelion King, demo screenshot from POV Hackathon 7. (Courtesy POV/American Documentary, Inc.)

“There are a lot of things I like about your project, but the effects on the videos are not one of them.” “How is this different from Second Life?” “Your video — it’s kind of boring.” Participating in a hackathon,…  Read more

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Transmedia is Still So Young: Femke Wolting and Tommy Pallotta on Last Hijack Interactive

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Access is always an issue with documentary, creating unique challenges in war zones or similar areas where filmmakers would be in physical danger or simply cannot go. The documentary Last Hijack, produced by Submarine Channel and directed by Femke Wolting and Tommy…  Read more

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