View the prototypes from POV Hackathon.

In a span of 30 hours, five teams of filmmakers, developers and designers sought to reinvent the documentary for web at POV’s Hackathon, August 11-12, 2012.

In this batch of documentaries prototypes, you’ll participate in an online debate with film characters, browse a documentary cookbook, find new meaning in numbers from news headlines, be moved by audio storytelling integrated with live news and events, and explore the multimedia branches of a film from 1984.

View the prototypes from POV Hackathon »

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.