Digital Stories Lab – media & democracy

The program will consist of presentations of digital works that shift boundaries between narratives and visual arts through interactions, immersion and community-based content creation. We will focus on projects documenting current challenges in Europe, such as forced migration and the crisis of democracy. Selected professionals from various fields will explore uses of new media in the service of democracy and open society. Selected professionals of various fields will explore the use of new media in the service of democracy and open society.

During Digital Stories Lab you will
– meet a group of extraordinary people, professionals and enthusiasts from Poland, Germany and other countries;
be inspired by keynote speeches delivered by international specialists;
– gain insights into production process behind some of the success-stories as well as work-in-progress projects currently developed in Europe;
– work on a concept of an interactive / transmedia / new media project with a group of other participants under the guidance of experienced creator;
– take part in public live shows of projects (as part of Watch Docs IFF program).

Join us in Warsaw on 7-9 December 2017

Partners:
Transmedia Mitteldeutschland, Transmedia Akademie Hellerau, NetzDoku, StoryCode Warsaw, WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film International Film Festival, FilmPro, Polish Audiovisual Producer’s Chamber Of Commerce, Cinema Muranów
Organiser: Total Immersion Foundation, Udyssey Creative Technologies
Supported by: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, British Council Warsaw, Embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands, Goethe Institut

The event is organised in collaboration with British Council as part of of Creativity Talks programme. www.britishcouncil.pl