A unique nonfiction film that its producers call "a road movie on the web" is getting attention within the indie production world, according to the Independent, a news site for media makers. Viewers interested in "Prison Valley" sign into Twitter, Facebook, or create an account on the film’s site.
"Prison Valley" web doc by David Dufresne and Philippe Brault finds distribution, 07/10 | The Independent
In the end, Prison Valley was able to secure a mainstream form of distribution not in spite of but because of its pioneering usage of the web as an arena for marketing and community-building. Combine that with impeccable journalism and a beautifully-shot film, and you’ve got a multimedia model that offers filmmakers new insights into telling a story in many different mediums at once.
So after searching the net for brain food, I came across a web documentary incorperating stills, multimedia, video, audio, etc. in the most comprehensive way I have ever seen.
The best journalism you’ll see today: “Prison Valley” :: 10,000 Words :: where journalism and technology meetby 1 other
10,000 Words rarely features individual projects (the tradition has been to show several projects incorporating a specific technology), but Prison Valley is such a unique and fascinating piece of digital journalism that it merits its own post.
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