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NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Filmmakers and Developers Re-invent the Documentary for the Web At POV Hackathon 7 in New York; Projects Now Online:

NOVEMBER 11, 2014
POV Hackathon 7: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Announcing POV Hackathon 7 (Nov. 8-9, 2014 in New York City)

MAY 19, 2014
POV Hackathon 6: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology

MAY 18, 2014
POV Hackathon 6: Announcing the POV Hackathon 6 Participants' Choice Winner: The World In Ten Blocks

MAY 12, 2014
POV Hackathon 5: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology

MAY 11, 2014
POV Hackathon 5 Participants' Choice Winner: Noriginals: The Art of Uncreativity

MAY 8, 2014
POV Hackathon 6: The Projects!

MAY 1, 2014
POV Hackathon 5: The Projects!

FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Calling All Nonfiction Filmmakers: Announcing 2014 POV Hackathons in New York and Los Angeles

JULY 30, 2013
POV Hackathon 4: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology

APRIL 15, 2013
Filmmakers and Developers Unleash Creativity and Digital Innovation at POV Hackathon 3; Projects Now Online

JANUARY 28, 2013
POV Announces 'Hackathon 2' Digital Storytelling Winners: 'Empire,' 'The Human Experiment' and 'The Whiteness Project'; All Projects Now Online

JANUARY 9, 2013
Visionary Filmmakers, Digital Developers Team Up at 'POV Hackathon 2' Weekend, Jan. 12-13, 2013, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Announcing 'POV Hackathon 2' Call for Participants! Storytelling and Technology Intersect in New York City the Weekend of Jan. 12-13, 2013

AUGUST 2, 2012
Filmmakers, Digital Developers: Start Your Engines! 'POV's Hackathon' Weekend Workshop Begins Saturday, Aug. 11 in Brooklyn

MAY 31, 2012
Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 'POV's Hackathon' a Unique Opportunity to Collaborate With Developers and Designers to Reinvent the Documentary for the Web

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