The first day of the POV Hackathon 4 has wrapped up!

This weekend five teams of filmmakers and developers have been challenged to create web documentary prototypes – be they mobile sites, web apps, widgets, games or something we’ve never seen before – over two days of intense collaboration.

Here’s a recap of the first day of pep talks, creative brainstorming and work-in-progress screenings:

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