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    Watch Avatar Secrets on iPad or iPhone or as a Web Series

    Jun 16, 2016 12:10pm | by Julie Giles

    Toronto, ON [June 16, 2016] — Love, empathy, camaraderie and compassion are just a few of the themes explored in Avatar Secrets, an interactive documentary now screening via an app for the iPad and iPhone, and as a 10 episode web series on Vimeo. Written and directed by creator and storyteller, Ramona Pringle, Avatar Secrets […]


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    Download Avatar Secrets From the Canadian App Store

    Oct 15, 2014 12:16pm | by Julie Giles

    AVATAR SECRETS is live and can be downloaded from the Canadian App Store beginning today. The result of over a year’s work by the creative and technical team, AVATAR SECRETS is an exciting new prototype within the documentary genre, and one of the first features to be delivered exclusively for the iPad. A POV documentary […]


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    Announcing Future Now: 2 Projects. 2 Platforms. Many Perspectives.

    Oct 9, 2014 3:00pm | by Julie Giles

    You can now explore the issues put forward in Avatar Secrets by visiting Future Now, a website developed by public broadcaster TVO. Starting today, visitors to the Future Now website can view thought provoking quotes and sound bites from Avatar Secrets and its companion TVO documentary Life After Digital. Visitors then have an opportunity to […]


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    Digital Media Bootcamp: OMDC Master Class

    Sep 30, 2014 10:00am | by Julie Giles

    Avatar Secrets will be given the case study treatment at the OMDC Master Class, part of Women in Film & Television Toronto’s four-day Digital Media Bootcamp. This is an excellent opportunity to hear writer/director Ramona Pringle speak on the creative strategies employed in selecting the digital medium and business model for Avatar Secrets. A networking […]


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    TFI Interactive Day: New Scenes And Interactive Features

    Jun 11, 2014 1:47pm | by Julie Giles

    Now in its third year, TFI Interactive Day assembles the brightest thinkers and innovators from the worlds of film, media, gaming, technology and social change to explore storytelling in the digital age. TFI Interactive Day is part of the new Tribeca Innovation Week, which aims to bring together leaders and ideas from creative and tech […]


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

    Jun 11, 2014 1:47pm | by Julie Giles

    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 […]


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    Hot Docs Industry Conference: The Tablet Strategies Panel

    Jun 11, 2014 1:47pm | by Julie Giles

    During the Hot Docs Industry Conference, Ramona joined the NBCUniversal’s John Canning, NFB’s Vincent McCurley and Mickael Brock (creator of Astronaut Magazine for the iPad) to discuss tablet documentaries and strategies for the future of storytelling. The venue was packed for a lively conversation on the unique challenges and opportunities that this new platforms presents. […]


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    Video: TFI Interactive Day 2014

    May 21, 2014 3:44pm | by Julie Giles

    On March 26th, Avatar Secrets director Ramona Pringle headed to New York to share a sneak peek of the interactive documentary with the crowd at the Tribeca Film Institute’s TFI Interactive Day, part of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Held in the epic IAC Building, the towering architectural iceberg on the West Side Highway, presentations […]


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    Avatar Secrets Profiled on Space’s InnerSpace

    Apr 16, 2014 3:10pm | by Ramona Pringle


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    Avatar Secrets at Hot Docs Film Festival!

    Apr 16, 2014 2:52pm | by Julie Giles

    i-docs? Couldn’t make it to exclusive large-scale interactive preview of Avatar Secrets in the main lobby of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, for the duration of the Hot Docs Film Festival, April 25 to May 4, 2014. The public display will run on two high-definition touch-screens, 24 hours a day for the length of the festival, […]