Workshop Archive

Public Workshop Sessions

Interactive Film Lab open for non-participants!

7 Dec 2005
11 Dec 2005

Certain parts of the Interactive Film Lab are open for non-participants. Besides the opening symposium where several speakers will discuss the linkage between interactive film and local truth, there are three public sessions, and a final presentation of the workshop results on the last day.


Local truth -

Opening Symposium

Wednesday December 7th, 10.00 – 13.00 hrs

In this symposium Morten Schjødt (Denmark), Duncan Speakman (UK) and Florian Thalhofer (Germany) will share their thoughts on interactive film in relation to the theme ‘local truth’. For more info click here.

Public session 1 – Databased Interactive Film

Thursday December 8th, 16.00 – 17.00 hrs

Michael Murtaugh, founder of, will deliver the afternoon presentation. He will show and comment on various databased interactive filmprojects dealing with local truths.

Public session 2 – Emergent Narratives

Friday December 9th, 15.30 – 16.00 hrs

In the third session we will have a detailed look at emergent narratives. Related subjects such as interactive aesthetics, dramaturgy of the user, multiple stories versus one story world, and plot versus emergent narrative will be touched upon.

Public Session 3 – Cross Sections of Film and New Media

Saturday December 10th, 15.30 – 16.00 hrs

Jakob Schillinger will discuss the different types of audiences for different media, different levels of interactivity, and the strengths of different media, thereby drawing on subjects treated in the opening symposium.

Final Presentation of Interactive Films

Sunday December 11th, 17.00 – 19.00 hrs

Everyone is invited to come and see what the workshop participants came up with in the five workshop days: the best results of the Interactive Film Lab will be shown here.

All the sessions, as well as the final presentation, will take place at the Impakt venue (Oudenoord 275, Utrecht). Admission is free!


Opening Symposium Interactive Film Lab
Interactive Film Lab @ Utrecht
Impakt Festival