An Interactive Documentary Manifesto

  • Andre Almeida
  • Heitor Alvelos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6432)

Abstract

In the last few years the word ”documentary” has been loosely used to describe multimedia pieces that incorporate video no matter its nature, technique, language or scope, taking advantage of the fuzzy and fragile boundaries of the documentary definition. The present manifesto aims to give a brief insight on the interactive documentary arena and also to sketch some production remarks for future interactive documentary productions.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Galloway, D., McAlpine, K., Harris, P.: From Michael Moore to JFK Reloaded: Towards a working model of Interactive Documentary. Journal of Media Practice 8(3), 325–339 (2009), IntellectCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Whitelaw, M.: Playing Games with Reality: Only Fish Shall Visit and Interactive Documentary, Sydney (2002)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Marchessault, J., Lord, S.: Multi-Screens and Future Cinema: The Labyrith Project at Expo 67. In: Marchessault, J., Lord, S. (eds.) Fluid Screens, Expanded Cinema, pp. 29–51. Wiley-Blackwell (2005)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Youngblood, G.: Expanded Cinema, p. 492. Free Press, EP Dutton and Company, New York (1970)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Gaudenzi, S.: PhD - Work in Progress, London (2009)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Shaul, N.B.: Hyper-Narrative Interactive Cinema: Problems and Solutions (D. Meyer-Dinkgräfe), p. 96. Rodopi, Amsterdam (2008)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Bunt, B.: New Media Documentary. In: Cameo Conference. University of Camberra, Camberra (2003)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Manovich, L.: The Language of New Media. Screen, p. 354. The MIT Press, Massachusetts (2001)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Tikka, P.: Enactive Cinema: Simulatorium Eisensteinense (2008)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Ursu, M.F., Zsombori, V., Wyver, J., Conrad, L., Kegel, I., Williams, D., et al.: Interactive documentaries: A Golden Age. Computers in Entertainment 7(3), 1 (2009), doi:10.1145/1594943.1594953CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Weinbren, G.: The Digital Revolution is a Revolution of Random Access (1997)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Cycling74, Max - Cycling 74 (2010), http://cycling74.com/products/maxmspjitter/
  13. 13.
    Penafria, M.: O filme documentário: História, Identidade e Tecnologia, p. 134. Edições Cosmos, Lisboa (1999)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andre Almeida
    • 1
  • Heitor Alvelos
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Fine ArtsUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

Personalised recommendations