SCREEN

2008

OILIGARCHY

Serious game, 2008

With Oiligarchy, you can become the hero of the oil age: explore and drill around the world, pay off politicians, block alternative energy, and increase dependence on oil. Enjoy it as much as you can before the resources run out.
English version available.

THE SHOCK DOCTRINE

Paper/Screen convergence, 2008-present

Naomi Klein's THE SHOCK DOCTRINE, published all around the world since 2007, ranks among the most important books of the decade.
This website, regularly updated, interacts with the book readers by opening access to resources and video/audio contents, and promoting engagement.
It offers a full bibliography and filmography as well as declassified CIA reports, dozens of historical documents, and links to online material, much of it organized by chapter so they can serve as supplementary readings.

MONA MONETE

Serious game, 2008

From within this interactive learning environment, students will learn a lot about the economy and can playfully explore the mechanisms that drive the market.

QUENCHING LAS VEGAS' THIRST (THIRST IN THE MOJAVE)

Webreport, 2008

A 'historical' webreport realised by Zach Wise for the Las Vegas Sun comes to attention again at the beginning of 2011, ten years before the crucial moment when Lake Mead is predicted to run dry.

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE

Portfolio, 2008

On the website for the documentary Standard Operating Procedure, Errol Morris compiles photographic images of torture in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. An array of text and video creates a better understanding of the people involved.
On the same theme, Trancemedia.eu recommends the 2005 TV report + minisite by PBS Frontline, The Torture Question.

VOYAGE AU BOUT DU CHARBON

Webdocumentary, 2008

A plunge into the world of Chinese mines.

BUDGET HERO

Serious game, 2008

Defence, schools, infrastructure, health care... What do you prefer? Where do you want to spend your tax dollars? How will you raise and use some trillions? Made during an electoral year, the game provides an interactive experience to evaluate candidates.

CAPTURING REALITY: THE ART OF DOCUMENTARY

Portfolio, 2008

One day with the best documentary film-makers in the world. What is a documentary? Why do we create them? Can they represent the truth? Errol Morris, Kim Longinotti, Nick Broomfield, Jennifer Baichwal and many others reflect on their creations, their creative choices and the ethical issues that drive their narratives.

MY DANGEROUS LOVERBOY

Social campaign, 2008

A cross-platform campaign over the web and mobile phones to create awareness about sexual exploitation of young girls and boys in the UK. It uses various observational techniques of storytelling, reconstruction, photography and animation. Maximum duration of the film: 20 minutes. It is linked to the social networks of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

 
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