2.6 Selected bibliography



Almeida, A.; Alvelos, H. (2010),  “An Interactive Documentary Manifesto“. ICIDS’10. In Proceedings of the Third joint conference on Interactive digital storytelling. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. Berlin. Conference Proceedings, pp. 123-128. ISBN 3-642-16637-7978-3-642-16637-2.


Aston, J. (2003), Interactive Multimedia: an investigation into its potential for communicating ideas and arguments. [Doctoral Thesis] London: Royal College of Art.


Aston, J.; Gaudenzi, S. (2012), “Interactive documentary: setting the field”. In: Studies in Documentary Film. Vol. 6 Issue 2.


Bonino, F. (2011), Is interactivity in interactive documentaries exploited at its full potential? [Masters Degree Dissertation]. MA on Interactive Media. London College of Communication.


Britain, C. (2009), Raising Reality to the Mythic on the Web: The Future of Interactive Documentary Film. North Carolina: Elon University.


Català, J.M. (2011), “Reflujos de lo visible. La expansión post-fotográfica del documental”. In: adComunica. Revista Científica de Estrategias, Tendencias e Innovación en Comunicación, num 2. Castellón: Asociación para el Desarrollo de la Comunicación adComunica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat Jaume I. Pp.  43-62.


Choi, I. (2009), “Interactive documentary: A production model for nonfiction multimedia narratives”. In: Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, Berlin: Springer, pp. 44‐55.


Davenport, G.; Murtaugh, M. (1995), “ConText: Towards the Evolving Documentary”. San Francisco: ACM Multimedia 95. Electronic Proceedings, pp. 5-9.


Davenport, G. (2003), website with the publications of MIT’s i-docs pioneer expert Glorianna Davenport.


De la peña, N. (2011), “Physical World News in Virtual Spaces; Representation and Embodiment in Immersive Nonfiction”. In: Media Field Journal.


De la peña, N. et al. (2010), “Immersive Journalism: Immersive Virtual Realiy for the First Person Experience of News”. In: PresenceTeleoperators and Virtual Environments 19, num 4. Pp. 291-301.


Dinmore, S. (2008), The Real Online: Imagining the Future of Documentary [Doctoral Thesis]. School of CommunicationDivision of Education, Arts and Social SciencesUniversity of South Australia.


Dionysus, A. (2012)  Documentary Producing and Interactive Platforms: Opportunities, Evolving Processes and the Changing Craft  [Masters Degree dissertation]. The Australian Film Television & Radio School, Sydney, Australia.


Documentary Network/Observatoire du Documental. AAMI. APFC. APFTQ. AQTIS. ARRQ. ASTRAL. CBC. CFTPA. DGC. DOC. ONF-NFB. RIDM. SARTEC. SRC . Télé-québec. Vidéographe (2011), Documentary and New Digital Platforms: an ecosystem in transition.


Domínguez, E. (2012), Periodismo inmersivo: Fundamentos para una forma periodística basada en la interfaz y la acción [Doctoral Thesis].  Barcelona: Facultat de Ciències de la Comunicació Blanquerma. Universitat Ramón Llull.


Dovey, J; Rose, M (2012). “We’re Happy and We Know it: Documentary:Data:Montage”. In:  Studies in Documentary Film. Vol. 6.2. 260.


Galloway, D.; Mcalpine, Kenneth B.; Harris, P. (2007), “From Michael Moore to JFK Reloaded: Towards a working model of interactive documentary”. In: Journal of Media Practice, 8(3), pp. 325‐339.


Ganga, R. M. (2004), “Cambios y permanencias en el documental de la era digital”. A: Arte y nuevas tecnologías: X Congreso de la Asociación Española de Semiótica. Pp. 469-482.


Gaudenzi, S. (2012), The Living Documentary: from representing reality to co-creating reality in digital interactive documentary. [Doctoral Thesis].  London: University of Goldsmiths. Centre for Cultural Studies (CCS).

Gaudenzi, S. (2009), Interactive Documentary: towards an aesthetic of the multiple [PhD Draft]. London: University of London. Centre for Cultural Studies (CCS) of Goldsmiths.

Gaudenzi, S. (2012), The Living Documentary: from representing reality to co-creating reality in digital interactive documentary [PhD]. London: University of London. Centre for Cultural Studies (CCS) of Goldsmiths.


Gifreu, Arnau (2013), “The case of Guernica, pintura de Guerra, the first catalan interactive documentary project. In: Studies in Documentary Film v2 num 16. Special edition on interactive documentaries.


Gifreu, Arnau (2013), “El documental interactivo: estado de desarrollo actual”. In: 6 relatos sobre la comunicación digital y móvil. Obra digital. ISSN 2014-503. Vol 4, Núm 1.


Gifreu, Arnau (2013), “Encuentros históricos entre el género documental y el medio digital para conformar el documental interactivo”. In: Clave 019-97 num 5. Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.


Gifreu, Arnau (2013), “El documental interactivo como género emergente de los nuevos medios. Aproximación y estudios de caso en el ámbito españoló. In: Conference Proceedings. 19 Congreso de la Asociación Alemana de Hispanistas. Universidad de Münster.

Gifreu, A. (2012), The interactive documentary as a new audiovisual genre. Study of the emergence of the new genre, approach to its definition and taxonomy proposal and a model of analysis for the purposes of evaluation, design and production. [Doctoral Thesis]. Barcelona: Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Communication Department.

Gifreu, Arnau (2012), “Llenguatge interactiu de no ficció aplicat en l’àmbit dels dispositius mòbils”. In: Conference Proceedings. Jornades científiques M-communication. GRID – Universitat de Vic. Pp. 77-88.


Gifreu, Arnau (2012), “The interactive nonfiction as 2.0 educational strategy. The case of the interactive documentary”. In: INTED 2012 (6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference). Conference Proceedings. CD-ROM [ISSN/ISBN: 978-84-695-2071-0]

Gifreu, Arnau (2012), “Nuevo modelo de no ficción interactiva móvil. Caracterización del reportaje y el documental interactivo”. In: M-todos. Tendencias y Oportunidades de la Movilidad Digital, pp. 59-66. [ISBN 978-84-695-2071-0]


Gifreu, Arnau (2011), “The Interactive Documentary. Definition Proposal and Basic Features of the New Emerging Genre”. In: McLuhan Galaxy Conference. Conference Proceedings, pp. 367-378 [ISBN 978-84-938802-1-7]


Gifreu, Arnau (2011), “The interactive documentary as a discourse on interactive non-fiction: for a proposal of the definition and categorisation of the emerging genre”. In: Hipertext 2011. Communication Department. Digidoc Research Group.


Gifreu, Arnau (2010). “El nuevo discurso de la no ficción interactiva y su aplicación para los dispositivos móviles. El caso del documental multimedia interactivo”. In: Geminis, 2, 19. pp. 232-250. [ISSN: 2179-1465].


Gifreu, Arnau (2010). “The Interactive Multimedia Documentary. For a definition proposal and categorization of the new emerging genre”. In: II International Communication Congress 3.0: New Means, New Communication held in Salamanca on October 4-5, 2010. Conference Proceedings pp. 192-205 [ISBN 978-84-615-1693-3].


Gifreu, Arnau (2010). El documental interactivo. Una propuesta de modelo de análisis [Research Work Pre-PHD]. Departament de Comunicació. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.


Hight, C. (2008), “The field of digital documentary: a challenge to documentary theorists” . In: Studies in Documentary Film, Volume 2 Num 1. Bristol: Intelect Ltd, pp 3-7. ISSN 1750–3280.

Hosseini, M.; Wakkary, R. (2004), Influences of Concepts and Structure of Documentary Cinema on Documentary Practices in the Internet. School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Simon Fraser University, Canada.

i-Docs special edition (2012), Studies in Documentary Film, vol 6 issue 2,  edited by  Judith Aston , Jonathan Dovey and Sandra Gaudenzi.


Kerfa, S. (2010), “El documental interactivo o la realidad arborescente como forma de investigar el mundo ultracontemporáneo”. A: Actas del IV congreso internacional sobre Análisis Fílmico, nuevas tendencias e hibridaciones de los discursos audiovisuales en la cultura digital contemporánea. Castelló de la Plana: Universidad Jaime I, pp. 691-700.


Lietaert, M. (2011),  Webdocs… a survival guide for online filmmakers. Notsocrazy!. With the support of Idfa Doclab.


Moreno, V. (2012), El Documental Interactivo, una aproximación a un género en gestación [Masters Degree Dissertation]. Máster Universitario en Periodismo Multimedia. Facultad de Ciencias de la Información. Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Nash, K. (2012), “Modes of interactivity: analysing the webdoc”. In: Media, Culture & Society, 34 (2), pp.195-210.


Nonny de la Peña, N. (2011), “Physical World News In Virtual Spaces. Representation and Embodiment in Immersive Nonfiction”. In: Media Fields journal. Critical Explorations in Media and Space. University of California.


Observatoire Du Documental, Documentary Network (2011), Documentary and New Digital Platforms: An Ecosystem in Transition.


O’Flynn, S. (2011), “Making Public(s): Web 2.0 documentaries and social activism”. In: i-docs Symposium. DCRC – University of the West of England.


Poremba, C. (2011), Real/Unreal: Crafting Actuality in the Documentary Videogame. [Doctoral Thesis]. Montreal: Concordia University.


Poremba, C. (2009), “Frames and Simulated Documents: Indexicality in Documentary Videogames”. In: Loading… Simon Fraser University.


Poremba, C. (2008), “Can games get real? a closer look at “documentary” digital games”. In: Computer Games as a Sociocultural Phenomenon: Games Without Frontiers, Wars Without Tears. Edited by Andreas Jahn-sudmann and Ralf Stockmann.


Raessens, J. (2006), “Reality play: Documentary computer games beyond fact and Fiction”. In: Popular Communication, 4(3), pp. 213‐224.


Reno, D. P.; Renó, Luciana T. L. (2011), “Bogotá Atômica: o documentário interativo com estrutura algorítmica”. In: Razón y Palabra, v. 76,. Pàg 1-13.


Reno, D. P. (2008), “A montagem audiovisual como base narrativa para o cinema documentário interativo: novos estudos”. In: Revista Latina de Comunicación Social, vol 63, pp. 83-90.


Reno, D. P.; Gosciola, V. (2008),  “Cinema interativo: a sétima arte em tempos de pós-modernidade”. In: Barbosa, P. Ontem, hoje e amanhã: pluralidade de olhares em um percurso comum. 1 ed., v. 1. São Paulo: Museu de Arte Contemporânea, pp. 95-99.

Reno, D. P. (2007), “Características comunicacionais do documentarismo na Internet: estudo de caso site Porta Curtas”. Revista digital de cinema documentáríó, vol. 2.


Reno, D. P (2006), “Ciberdocumentalismo: la producción audiovisual con interactividad en la red”. Assunção: Irundú, vol. 1, pp. 75-86.

Reno, D. P. (2006), “Ciberdocumentarismo: tópicos para uma nova produção audiovisual”. In: Ciências & Cognição (UFRJ), vol. 1. 


Scott-Stevenson, J. (2011)“The interactive documentary in a cross-platform, community context”. In: Expanding Documentary 2011: Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1, No. 2.


Skartveit, H.-L. (2008), Representing the Real Through Play and Interaction: Changing forms of nonfiction. [Doctoral Thesis]. Bergen: University of Bergen.

Skartveit, H.-L.; Goodnow, K. (2004), “Interactive Documentary”. In: Proceedings of DigiMedia Conference, Cairo, Egypt.

Squire, K. D.; Mingfong, J.; Matthews, J.; Wagler, M.; Martin, J.; Devane, B.; and Holden, C. (2007), ”Wherever you go, there you are: place-based augmenter Reality Games for learning“. In: The design and use of simulation computer games in education. Modeling and simulations for learning and instruction. Volume 2.


Ursu, M. F.; Zsombori, V.; Wyver, J.; Conrad, L.; Kegel, I.; Williams, D. (2009), “Interactive Documentaries: A Golden Age”. In: ACM Computers in Entertainment, Vol. 7, No. 3, Article 41, 27pp.


Vickers, R. (2012), “Convergence media, participation culture and the digital vernacular: towards the democratization of documentary”. In: Conference Proceedings. International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design (ICCMTD).


Waring, D. (2011), Is there a role for interactive documentary within modern day activism? [Masters Degree Dissertation]. MA Interactive Media. London College of Communication,


Whitelaw, M. (2002) “Playing Games with Reality: Only Fish Shall Visit and interactive documentary”. In: Brunt, B. Halfeti: Only Fish Shall Visit. Sydney: Artspace,


Wintonick, P. (2011), “Webdocs, Docmedia and Doctopia”. In: Lietaert, M. Webdocs a survival guide for online film-makers. Not so crazy! Idfa Doclab.

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