Hacking the story
Hacking the story
Hackathon = hackers + marathon
Creating factual storytelling prototypes
"An international series of intensive workshops that brings together content creators and technology specialists to increase understanding and broaden participation in the field of interactive storytelling"
"A feature-length documentary about
"ProPublica and PBS/Frontline launch an interactive investigation to explore six myths about hospitals and patient safety, telling the story of patient harm in America"
"Since 2012 POV has brought together visionary
"The World In Ten Blocks is a first person point of view
experience in which the user explores
one of the world’s most diverse neighbourhoods
through the stories of immigrant
small business owners and their surroundings"
is an immersive iPad documentary about restored,
rarely seen native Hawaiian forests on the Island
of Hawaii via a coming-of-age fiction adventure story.
The project is inspired by true stories of endangered
Hawaiian flora and fauna told by the local people of Hawaii"
"The Hackathon DocMontevideo is a three-day workshop
aimed to produce three prototypes of
interactive documentary films in
work in progress, editing or distribution stage"
"Based on the footage “El hombre congelado”, Homo gelida is an interactive website which offers a journey to the end of the world, on a military ship that crosses the oceans to reach Antarctica.
Navigating between ice and stormy seas, the user can explore the route from Montevideo to the frozen continent, by extracts from the film director's travel diary"
"Popathon is an international series of hackathon events bringing together digital storytellers, web developers and designers to collaborate on web-native storytelling projects. We are growing a community by collaborating on real world projects, bridging skills and sharing creations with the world"
"The concept is inspired by room 101 from George Orwell's 1984 where all your personal fears reside. Room 404 (after the HTTP 404 error) is where your online regrets reside. The app comforts you that you are not alone by showing you the other people's regrets. But before getting access to the actual room full of regrets, you are first asked to contribute your own shameful experience discretely"
(Popathon in Dublin)
Curious? Next meeting:
hacking the story
By Eva Dominguez