Mapping Trends in Interactive Non-fiction through the Lenses of Interactive Documentary

  • Arnau Gifreu-Castells
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8832)


Interactive digital media have greatly affected the logics of production, exhibition and reception of non-fiction audiovisual works, leading to the emergence of a new area called "interactive non-fiction". One of its key points is that it can deal with factual material in such a way that it influences and transforms the real world around us. The present work gives a brief insight into the interactive non-fiction area and presents some trends/hypotheses obtained from studying one of its main formats: interactive documentary. The aim is to introduce new dynamics, logics and trends that could shape the interactive non-fiction field in forthcoming years.


Documentary Digital Media Interactive Storytelling Interactive Non-fiction Interactive Documentary 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnau Gifreu-Castells
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.KonektoUniversitat de Vic-Universitat Central de CatalunyaSpain
  2. 2.Open Documentary LabMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA

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