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When Non-Linear is the Best Way to Structure a Documentary

What if you have an amazing story to tell, but it doesn't work as a traditional documentary? Take a cue from Hervé Cohen's immersive web-doc to see what happens when you let the viewer decide how to view a story, in what order, and from whose perspective. For Cohen, the result is Life Underground, an interactive documentary where you can travel through over 14 city subways across the world, by geographic orientation, or by themes like 'love,' 'migration,' or 'aging.' If you come across a character who seems intriguing, take a detour and unlock more about that person. While a subway car may travel in a line, your film need not. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Monday, 16 April

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