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Death Tolls Experience

Doclab: Naked artist to naked truth

IDFA is back in town. The Amsterdam documentary festival is for the 10th time home to Doclab, where it’s all about undefined non-fiction storytelling. You can experience 30 differing, interactive projects for free in the expo at the Brakke Grond. I have been wandering there for quite some hours to see and do as much…

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Terug naar de Dino's met Freek

Virtual Reality for the crowd

Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn has a new loyalty program. Customers can collect dinosaur stickers and bring them to live with the matching VR-goggles. The glasses ‘from the future’ enable you to look around in the past. I’m positive that this is the moment the crowd is going to discover the awesomeness of virtual reality. Thank…

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The Pursuit of Happiness VR

Why storytelling and VR are a match

As technology is evolving, so is the way we tell stories. Virtual Reality is becoming more and more accessible and storytellers are experimenting with it. Still, some people in the industry find it hard to believe that watching films on the Oculus Rift is going to be successful. Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull is one of…

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LoVR

Falling in love and dying at IDFA DocLab

For 10 days Amsterdam is all about the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). I visited the DocLab Expo: Seamless Reality. The mission of IDFA DocLab is to “showcase interactive documentaries and other new digital artforms that succesfully push the boundaries of documentary storytelling in the age of the interface.” Sounds interesting, right? You will find…

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