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


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


POV Launches Interactive Shorts Including Empire:Cradle


POV, America’s longest running television showcase for non-fiction films, is wading into interactive waters. Yesterday, the doc powerhouse launched an online, short-form transmedia section, with six projects, four of which were created by Hackathon alumni, and three of which will be…  Read more


PowerPoint Transmedia: Choose Your Own Documentary

choose your own doc

The Storyscapes section of the Tribeca Film Festival this year was a bit like an oversized playground. Housed in multiple stories of a lofty Tribeca building, the transmedia installations were interspersed with Bombay toting waiters and bars. The majority of the exhibitions I took part…  Read more


In Trans(media)ition: the Seattle Transmedia Independent Film Festival


After ten years of being the scrappy little guy to the Seattle International Film Festival’s big kahuna, the Seattle True Independent Film Festival has run its course — which is exactly why I decided to visit the tech-addicted city (as…  Read more