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We're not sure what interactive docs are, but this is where we pin things that we think look like what we think interactive docs might be.

The rise of Islamic State The rapid advance across Iraq by militant fighters from Islamic State, widely known as Isis, has thrown the country into chaos and led to US air strikes against their key positions. The brutal, extremist group, which claims to have fighters from across the world, has announced the establishment of a "caliphate" - an Islamic state - across parts of Iraq and Syria and forced many minority communities from their homes. Where did Islamic State (IS) come from?

The rise of Islamic State

bbc.co.uk

Running at around 20 minutes, the interactive episode of Our World War is set during the attack on High Wood – part of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Against this backdrop, you will follow the journey of a young corporal struggling to keep the men in his section alive.

Our World War - Our World War: Interactive Episode - BBC Three

bbc.co.uk

Could the future of documentary be in the form of virtual reality? On the announcement of Atlantic productions collaboration with animation studio ZOO (Frozen Planet, Planet Earth) on a virtual reality based documentary, this article discusses the future of virtual reality and documentary filmmaking.

Offshore explores the consequences of the next chapter of oil exploration. Told via a first person journey through a deserted and damaged oil rig, Offshore provides a rich interactive environment that operates as both labyrinthine puzzle and investigative documentary.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

offshore-interactive.com

Netwars / Out of CTRL is a fact-based Cross Platform experience with a TV DOCUMENTARY, INTERACTIVE WEB DOCUMENTARY, TV SERIES, GRAPHIC NOVEL APP, AUDIO- and E-BOOK SERIES, which explore the impending threat of cyberwarfare.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Project Syria, Nonny de la Pena is pushing technological boundaries for narrative endeavors, including exploring 3D environments for fiction, news, and documentary.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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My Life as a Bloody Sheffield Butter Knife presents, against a backdrop of violence, food, sex, emerging countries, E.P.N.S. (Electro Plated Nickel Silver), and immigration, the unvarnished story of a wayward offspring of George Butler & CO., Ltd., Trinity Works, Sheffield. It's the story of a legacy and a unique glimpse into a butter knife's trials, tribulations, and even improvised tracheotomy.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Live From Space is an interactive documentary about a space-walk gone wrong, a microgravity game, an astronaut test, an application tracking where above Earth the International Space Station is and a wealth of exclusive videos about life in space: all part of Channel 4’s Live From Space experience.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Last Hijack Interactive is an online transmedia experience that explores the hijacking of a ship in Somalia showing both sides of the story. It’s the counterpart to a feature film directed by Femke Wolting and Tommy Pallotta.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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NGC’s Killing Kennedy website offers a fully interactive companion documentary that followed the film’s compelling narrative of Kennedy and Oswald on a collision course. Using 2.5D Parallax technology, nearly 400 immersive scenes were painstakingly constructed from archival photos to create a compelling and emotional experience for viewers.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Iranorama is the first-ever interactive comic book documentary in which you are the hero of the story. Over the course of five days, you'll step into the shoes of an investigative journalist sent to Iran as the country prepares for presidential elections.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

iranorama.net

In Flight is a live data-driven interactive documentary created by Kiln for the Guardian to mark the centenary of commercial aviation. It combines a real-time map of global air traffic with an exploration of passenger aviation's origins and its potential future in the context of growing concern about oil use and climate change.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Door into the Dark is documentary as physical experience, using geo-locative technology constructed at the Pervasive Media Studio to facilitate a multi-sensory narrative. Come prepared for a journey into the unknown. You will be able to sign up for Door Into the Dark online at bit.ly/... or at the Delegate Centre. The Door Into the Dark experience takes 35 minutes and spaces are limited.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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The Devil’s Toy Redux is a railslide that starts with Claude Jutra’s 1966 original film and ends in your browser window. Audiences can jump from country to country, theme to theme and era to era through eleven productions, weaving a powerful tale of societal intolerance and the refusal to obey social mores.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Burn Out - Since 2011, in France, one person self-immolates in public every two weeks. Despite the relative indifference the self-immolations have been met with, Burn Out recounts these acts of extreme protest and challenges the official stories by way of personal testimonies.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

burnout.honkytonk.fr

Assent - In 1973 my father witnessed the execution of a group of prisoners captured by the military regime in Chile, the Army that he was part of. Assent puts the user in my father’s boots as we walk to the place where that happened.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival

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Avatar Secrets explores the complexities of human connection in the wired world, examining the evolving nature of community, relationships, empathy and interdependence in the real world, and in the digital frontier.

Last Hijack Interactive - the companion project for documentary Last Hijack - allows you to uncover the complex realities behind piracy in Somalia though the eyes of a pirate and a captain, an advocate and a journalist, a parent and a wife.

Folk to Folk is a documentary project exploring how the spirit of folk music helps build communities across America, through an interactive map.

The New York Times takes a look at the complicated relationship between Americans and firearms in Gun Country.

48 Hour Games is the world's first feature-length interactive documentary. It follows the stories of the participants of the 2011 Nordic Game Jam as they strive to create a video game from scratch in just 48 hours.

The Passage Chronicles is an interactive web documentary that reveals intimate stories of female migrants from around the world.

Hidden Wounds is an interactive documentary music video about veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)