CASE STUDIES

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Co-created and produced by the National Film Board of Canada, Bear 71 is a 20-minute interactive documentary that allows participants to explore a female grizzly bear’s world. Launched at Sundance, the film was accompanied by an installation with an array of features such as augmented reality, webcams and a real bear trap in Park City.

Viewers were able to vote online to decide which team in the race should be featured in the commercial on Superbowl Sunday. The web site even allowed visitors to find ways to vote against teams that they do not wish to see in the running for the ad.

Mad Men fans follow the fictitious 1960s characters — Don Draper – @_DonDraper; Roger Sterling – @RogerSterlingNY; and Betty Draper – @bettydraper; via Twitter accounts created not by AMC, but by fans themselves.

Empowering women through the power of digital storytelling, this web site was produced by filmmakers Dyllan McGee, Betsy West, and Peter Kunhardt and developed by AOL. Makers.com gives viewers up-close-and-personal access to trailblazing women in a diversity of fields.

The National Film Board of Canada’s Welcome to Pine Point is a website that explores the memories of residents from the former mining community of Pine Point, Northwest Territories. The project combines book, film and family album elements to create a truly interactive experience.

It’s hard to watch Subaru spots depicting short moments of “love,” including a dad taking his daughter to the school bus for the first time, without getting a little misty eyed. The emotions these commercials elicit make them worthy of talking about and remembering.

Nearly a million documents associated with the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From speeches to telegrams to scribbled notes, are made navigable and accessible on this web site, providing incredible insight into the life and times of Dr. King.