Creating a UNICEF interactive documentary

One of the classes featured in UNICEF's interactive documentary "Imagine a School"

The conversation about Lebanon’s Syrian refugee crisis usually begins with some big and unprecedented numbers. 1 in 4 four people in Lebanon are refugees (1.5 million refugees in a country of roughly six million people) Half of the refugees who have fled the Syrian conflict are children And half of all registered Syrian refugee children aren’t… Continue reading Creating a UNICEF interactive documentary

The story of climate change – using interactive media to explore the impacts of a warming planet

This week world leaders, environmental groups, policy makers and private sector representatives are convening in Marrakesh, Morocco for COP 22 a United Nations sponsored conference on climate change.  The main agenda for the conference will be targeted at concrete measures to meet goals set in the Paris Agreement, which commits countries to keeping global temperature… Continue reading The story of climate change – using interactive media to explore the impacts of a warming planet

Q&A: A new photo contest and other exciting news at World Press Photo

Last week World Press Photo announced some exciting new initiatives, that are launching soon. We at Vignette were very interested in learning more about this news, so I reached out to World Press Photo. Managing Director Lars Boering, was kind enough to answer our questions about the expansion of the organization. Here is our Q&A. Tara… Continue reading Q&A: A new photo contest and other exciting news at World Press Photo

Here’s why there was only one World Press award for Interactive Docs

Last weekend, I finally found some time to sit down and watch all of the World Press Photo award winners in the 2015 multimedia contest. The first thing that stood out to me was that there was only one winner in the Interactive Documentary category — just one little interactive doc winner tucked into the bottom… Continue reading Here’s why there was only one World Press award for Interactive Docs