IDFA DocLab

    Exploring documentary storytellling in the age of the interface

    DocLab is IDFA's program for new media, showcasing the best interactive non-fiction storytelling and exploring how the digital revolution is reshaping documentary art. Projects are curated and presented online, as well as during live cinema events, exhibitions, workshops and industry panels.

    Since the first pilot program in 2007, IDFA DocLab has developed into one of the leading platforms for interactive documentary storytelling. During the festival DocLab becomes a hub for this burgeoning industry, offering a host of networking events and training programs. Throughout the year, IDFA DocLab maintains an online database for digital storytelling and regularly presents showcases at other festivals, such as SXSW, the Berlinale, the Cannes Film Festival, Tribeca and World Press Photo.