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by Andrew Grace
After the Storm is an interactive documentary that tells the first-person story of what happens in the wake of a devastating tornado that ripped through central Alabama in 2011. Written as a letter to future disaster survivors, it’s a universal story of survival, healing, and resilience.
by Todd Melby
One of the most serene places in America has become a brash, noisy place full of drilling rigs and massive trucks. A 30-minute television documentary and transmedia project, Black Gold Boom explores how North Dakota's oil boom has changed lives and altered the peaceful prairie.
by Sally Rubin and Jen Gilomen
Enter a complete 3D virtual mountaintop removal mine in the popular world Second Life. Inspired by the documentary Deep Down, the Virtual Mine offers an educational 3D environment, game, and curriculum for teachers and students. Grab an avatar and a hard hat and go deep into the virtual mine to learn about mountain top removal, coal fired power production, alternative energies, and the music and culture of Appalachia.