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Storytelling and technology will intersect once again at POV Hackathon 7 (New York City - Nov 8-9, 2014)

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POV Hackathon is a weekend laboratory that since 2012 has provided matchmaking and mentorship for visionary nonfiction media makers and inventive technologists as they create prototypes that re-invent the documentary for the web.

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The PBS documentary series POV is seeking independent nonfiction films for broadcast in 2015 and beyond.
Deadline: June 30, 2014

POV Hackathon
Teams of filmmakers and developers are challenged to create web documentary prototypes over two days of intense collaboration. Apply »


The Diverse Voices Project IV (DVP), with up to $100,000 in co-production funding available to emerging filmmakers, is POV's initiative to support stories about diverse communities produced by emerging makers.
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The Project VoiceScape call for entries is now closed. Adobe Youth Voices, PBS and POV are searching for the next generation of documentary filmmakers! Winners were announced in April 2011.
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The POV | Alpha Cine Award was awarded to a documentary filmmaker whose work was selected to Air on the POV series. The award was given in 2010.
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POV brings a collection of documentary filmmakers, writers, experts, and viewers together for conversations about topics relevant to POV's nonfiction films.

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