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Mozilla Popcorn

About Mozilla Popcorn

Mozilla Popcorn supercharges web video.

Popcorn adds interactivity and context to online video, pulling the rest of the web right into the action in real time.

Popcorn lets users link social media, news feeds, data visualizations and other content directly to moving images. The result is a new form of multimedia storytelling that lives and breathes more like the web itself: interactive, social, and unique each time.

Popcorn is the result of ongoing collaboration between filmmakers, developers and webmakers. Together we explore how modern browser technologies like HTML5 can reshape moving images online.

We focus on three types of users:

  • Javascript libraries like Popcorn.js give developers the tools they need to create standards-based interactive media. These include Popcorn.js, Seriously.js, ChromaGL.js and more.
Users / Makers
  • User-friendly products and web apps like Popcorn Maker make authoring interactive media easy for anyone.
  • These include Popcorn Maker, Popcorn Maker FCP and Butter SDK
Media Professionals
  • The Mozilla Popcorn team provides outreach and professional development for interactive storytellers and film makers.
  • These include partnerships with PBS, the National Film Board of Canada, The Tribeca Film Institute, The Center for Social Media at American University, ITVS, Arte, and many more.

Project Team