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Web Documentaries 2009

The words “web documentary” were once the domain of thrifty filmmakers with gnarly production values. Not any more! In fact, quite the reverse is true. The many splendid ways in which the interweb lends itself to interactive storytelling and multiple mediums, has spawned an explosion of top-notch web documentary-making – marked this year by the first ever award for this emerging genre.

We’ve seen a ton of exceptional specimens lately (some of which we blogged about as and when), but to whittle it down to ten, we used excuses like lack of language options to help us make executive decisions. Feedback with your comments and tell us what hidden gems we have missed out on thus far!



The Last Tourist in China

POPPY Interactive


The Making of Refugee Republic

The creators of “Love Radio”