A weekend media incubator for digital storytelling

NYC (Sept. 24-25) | LA (Oct. 15-16) | SF (Oct. 29-30)

Apply by Aug. 19 (NYC) or Sept. 9 (LA/SF)

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About

POV Digital Lab is a weekend media incubator with a track record of launching funded, highly viewed, and Webby- and Emmy-award nominated media. How will you re-invent the future of storytelling?

100% of teams produce prototypes

100% of teams produce prototypes

More than half of prototypes become media 'products'

More than half of prototypes become media "products"

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One of the year's "most anticipated events"

In 2016, POV Digital Lab participants will receive feedback from experts from leading media, technology, and venture capital companies.

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We are not currently accepting applications for media-hacking teams for POV's 2016 Digital Labs in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

POV Digital Lab 2016 New York City
Final Deadline: August 19, 2016 at midnight Eastern

POV Digital Lab 2016 Los Angeles
Early Deadline: August 19, 2016 at 9pm Pacific
Late Deadline: September 9, 2016 at 9pm Pacific

POV Digital Lab 2016 San Francisco
Early Deadline: August 19, 2016 at 9pm Pacific
Late Deadline: September 9, 2016 at 9pm Pacific

There is one form for teams proposing project ideas and a second form for applicants not proposing ideas but who would like to be added to a team. Note that anyone can propose an idea, whether you consider yourself a "media maker" or a "technologist" or both or something else! Add lab@pov.org to your contacts list to prevent emails from going to your junk mail folder.

Questions? Read the FAQ for the answers to common questions about POV Digital Lab, or email lab@pov.org.

Subscribe to POV's newsletter for POV Digital Lab news and announcements of other open calls and funding opportunities.

Tickets

Tickets are free, but space is limited, so you must RSVP to attend.

RSVP to screenings and receptions in Los Angeles (Oct. 16) and San Francisco (Oct. 30)

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Schedule

Expect to be busy from the Saturday morning through Sunday evening. Hacking concludes on Sunday in the late afternoon, followed by a series of presentations and a reception on Sunday evening.

Saturday

9:30AM-10:00AM
Check In & Orientation
10:00AM-10:30AM
Strategy Session
10:30AM-5:30PM
Hacking!
4:30PM-5:30PM
Tech-Check (Reserved Slots)
5:30PM-7:30PM
Show & Tell of Works in Progress
7:30PM-dawn
Hacking!

Sunday

10:00AM-10:30AM
Check In & Orientation
10:30AM-10:45AM
Strategy Session
10:45AM-5:30PM
Hacking!
4:30PM-5:30PM
Tech-Check (Reserved Slots)
6:00PM-7:00PM
Break & Prepare for Presentations
7:00PM-10:30PM
Public Presentations & Reception

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Press

Journalists interested in covering the POV Digital Lab or a specific Digital Lab project, please write to communications@pov.org.

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