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POV Hackathon: Five Documentary Prototypes From a Weekend of Hacking

View the prototypes from POV Hackathon: 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 powered by live news and events, and explore the multimedia branches of a film from 1984.

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Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys

Watch a demo of The Aatsinki Season, a prototype developed at POV Hackathon.

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Team: Jessica Oreck, Mike Knowlton, Hal Siegel. Bios »

About the Project: Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys is a feature-length documentary that follows a year in the life of a family of reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland. The complementary online component will expand the reach and depth of the project, bringing each participant face-to-face with the unique challenges of herding reindeer. Read a Q&A with the Aatsinki Hackathon team »

Technology: JavaScript, jQuery (for handling video), and other JavaScript libraries; Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, HandBrake, TextWrangler, BBEdit.

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Adnaan Wasey
Adnaan Wasey is the Executive Producer of POV Digital, which leads new storytelling iniatives for the PBS documentary series POV. Follow him on Twitter @adnaanwasey, Google+ or LinkedIn. Five documentaries he's into (today): 1. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse 2. Hoop Dreams 3. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters 4. Sweetgrass 5. Last Train Home