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Narrativas interativas: Webdocumentário um género audiovisual

Lardyanne Pimentel Guimarães
Universidade Lusófona, Portugal
António Costa Valente
CIAC, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
N.º 14 (2023)
Publicado 2024-01-05


The purpose of this article is to analyze the interactive documentary as an audiovisual genre that appears in a networked, hybrid and fluid digital culture. Networked digital technology is part of the cultural practices of 21st century society, the functioning of States, politics and the way we relate to the world. “The internet is the fabric of our lives. Human capacity may be able to supply both an electrical grid and the ability to distribute the power of the entire domain of activity” (Castells, 2003). Audiovisual production is not on the sidelines of this digital network technology, on the contrary, through it, it absorbs interactive aesthetic elements and other narrative formats emerge. Interactive documentaries, I-docs, webdoc, intercative factuals, expanded documentary, transmedia documentary of the names used to refer to this new audiovisual genre that mixes characteristics of the internet and the documentary genre. From the bibliographic research on the current nature of this interactive genre and webdocumentaries, we delimited its main characteristics and its development.

Palavras-chave Weddocumentary, Network, interactivity, Digital technology.
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