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Ecologies & Dialogues: A Recap of Docuverse 2018

On April 4th, Docuverse held their annual symposium on the topic of Expanding Documentary: Ecologies & Dialogues at RMIT University in Melbourne. Initially set for February 9th, the event was rescheduled due to Adrian Miles’ sudden passing earlier that week. The postponement allowed the inclusion of a commemoration, in which Docuverse invited fellow colleagues and …

Relocating ourselves in our practice

Docuverse Snapshots, 11 November 2017 On 11 November 2017 we celebrated two years of Snapshots events with an end of year planning session and screenings of work-in-progress projects by filmmakers Catherine Gough-Brady and Paola Bilbrough. The gathering was designed to reflect on the year’s program and consider ways of invigorating the bi-monthly events, which are …

Docuverse Symposium with eBook launch

Docuverse is excited to announce that digital documentary scholar Craig Hight will be launching our eBook at our Expanding Documentary: Ecologies & Dialogues Symposium next Wednesday the 4th of April. Contributors to the eBook include Adrian Miles, Karelle Arsenault, Liz Burke, John Hughes, Gerda Cammaer, and Max Schleser. You can register for the Symposium for $15 via …

For our first Snapshots event for 2018, Docuverse presents a talk by Ingrid Kopp. Ingrid Kopp will talk about the work she is doing with Electric South, incubating VR projects across Africa. She will also talk about supporting emerging media projects through her previous work with the Tribeca Film Institute – running an interactive fund …

DOCUVERSE 2018 call for proposals

DOCUVERSE 2018 Expanding documentary: Ecologies and dialogues CALL FOR PROPOSALS Since its inception in 2016, Docuverse has been aiming to bring together a diverse range of people from independent filmmakers and artists to research-practitioners and industry representatives. With its third iteration, our symposium will continue to foster these cross-disciplinary conversations that are increasingly necessary to …

Behind the Interface – Docuverse at Visible Evidence

At 9am down a weaving corridor Docuverse held our Behind the Interface: assessing technological implications in expanded documentary practices workshop at the Centro Cultural Borges in Buenos Aires. Franziska Weidle hosted the workshop where she along with Helen Gaynor, Hannah Brasier, Kim Munro, Georgia Wallace-Crabbe and Pauline Anastasiou all presented short five minute provocations about expanded documentary …

Docuverse at Visible Evidence

  This week Docuverse are in Buenos Aires for Visible Evidence running a workshop called Behind the interface: assessing technological implications in expanded documentary practices. Speaking as part of this will be Franziska Weidle, Hannah Brasier, Kim Munro, Pauline Anastasiou and Georgia Wallace-Crabbe. We will be covering the implications of existing technologies, pedagogical limitations and …

Recap: Docuverse presents Reaching Out & Looking In

For our latest Docuverse Snapshots we had Dan Edwards present a talk called Reaching Out & Looking In: Independent Chinese Documentary Today. Dan is a Melbourne based academic, writer and journalist interested in Chinese and Australian film and culture. For this Snapshots talk Dan shared with us his extensive knowledge of Chinese independent documentary. Dan began by …

Docuverse Snapshots: Karelle Arsenault

Snapshots: I recall an interactive documentary… By Kim Munro Part-way through her presentation on interactive documentary and memory, Karelle began to recount memories of sleepovers as a child. Karelle and her gang of movie-loving friends would line up their mattresses in the basement and have ‘watching marathons’ that lasted well into the morning. They would eat …