Presentation at IDFA

Great feedback on the 17000 Islands presentation at IDFA last night! The event was sold out and Thomas Østbye screened user films that people seemed to really enjoy. Thanks to everyone who submitted films!


Now it’s time for you to make your own film at the site!




17000 Islands site is now open

See the directors cut, break it apart and make your own Island. Here is a short excerpt from one of the films we will screen at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). “Fantasy Islands” by Anonymous Indonesian co-director of “The Act of Killing”:



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17000 Islands nominated for IDFA award

17000 Islands is the first Norwegian & Indonesian interactive project nominated for the Digital Documentary Storytelling award at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam! This is the leading documentary event in the world. The website will be launched at the festival November the 22th.


Here’s the trailer!


If you are at the festival, please come to the presentation monday November the 25th at De Brakke Grond, Rode Zaal. Installation throughout the festival at De Brakke Grond, Foyer Onthaal and make your own film at De Brakke Grond, Witte Zaal.