Hot Docs: Versioning From iPad Format To Large Scale Touch Screens


For the Hot Docs Documentary Festival, we wanted to give audiences a sneak peek of the interactive viewing experience that is so integral to Avatar Secrets.

So, we versioned the iPad-sized documentary for large scale screens that were installed in the lobby of the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Versioning from iPad format to large scale touch screens wasn’t a simple process. It involved a lot of details to consider, from display sizes and resolution to user engagement and experience.

Here’s an interview that director Ramona Pringle did with i-docs on versioning Avatar Secrets for public display. And here is the results of that versioning: