Hyperlocal – 6 stories about change

Visual essays about local change and the sense of loss it involves, set in Canada
One story, the contest winner’s, is yet to be published (as at May 2013)




Role of user

User experience

interactive first-person stories

listener & reader

cinematic UI, full screen, low interactive


The creators

NFB Digital Studio & huge Project Team, including The Goggles in Art direction | The making of interview videos in this NFB Blog5 Canadian writers: Joseph Boyden, Lisa Moore, Will Ferguson, Heather O’Neill, Miriam Toews + Winner of the CBC Canada writes national contest

The publishers, producers & funders

CBC Books & National Film Board Canada


Interaction by

Structured by

Media used

Social media

Full web access

Mouse click

Writer’s story & writer’s profile

Graphic art, photography, voice over

Story submission with Facebook log-in


Release date

April 2013

Place & language

Canada, English


Cultural heritage, Community


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