Mobile instance of palestineremix.com, an Al Jazeera production being online home to a catalogue of documentaries exploring the full spectrum of the Palestine story.
Palestine Remix Mobile was the outcome of an on-site 3-months-long sprint in sunny Doha. Came as an interpretation of its desktop sibling, yet its front-end architecture was hand-coded separately and its design realigned.
Built with full user interface responsiveness and minimal bandwidth footprint in mind to guarantee the optimal user experience when on-the-go. Some of its parts, such as search results featuring word-level aligned transcripts and other Hyperaudio components, were later expanded on and integrated into the desktop version. Optimized for 4 languages, including Arabic, for which reorganization of the whole interface was required in order to guarantee a comfortable right-to-left viewing experience.
Al Jazeera knows how to launch a product with a splash. Here’s a couple of teasers that went viral right after the publication.
A couple of weeks after the launch, I had the opportunity to talk about my experience at Al Jazeera while working on Palestine Remix at one of Zurich Hacks/Hackers meetups. Here my slides.
- Palestine Remix is chosen amongst the best 10 international digital projects in the 6th Mediera Film Festival in Funchal in Portugal
- Ground-breaking Palestine online video tool making waves—middleeastmonitor.com, 21 December 2015
- How Al Jazeera is building a community around the Palestine Remix project—journalism.co.uk, 16 September 2015
- BBC, Vice and Al Jazeera win big at Online Media Awards—journalism.co.uk, 11 June 2015
- The Drum Online Media Awards 2015 winner in Technical Innovation and Digital Team of the Year categories.
- Honoree for Online Film & Video in the 2015 Webby Awards.
- Remixing Palestine—hyperaud.io, 4th February 2015.
- Al Jazeera ‘liberating’ documentaries with new Palestine Remix—journalism.co.uk, 1 December 2014.
- Al Jazeera network launches Palestine Remix website—thepeninsulaqatar.com, 30 November 2014.
- Al Jazeera launches Palestine Remix—the-media-network.com, 30 November 2014.
- Palestine Remix is an Official Honouree in the 2015 Webby Awards in the online video category. We spoke to the visionaries behind the Al Jazeera English online editing tool back in February and here's what they had to say.
- Al Jazeera launches storytelling platform on Palestine—scoop.co.nz, 30 November 2014.
- Tell your own tales of Palestine through Al Jazeera's Palestine Remix—qatar-tribune.com
- Filistin’i siz anlatın—aljazeera.com.tr, 29 November 2014.
- روان الضامن: "ريمكس فلسطين" مشروع تفاعلي لإحياء القضية, an interview with Rawan Damen.