Popathon – InterDocs Hack Jam
Intensive workshop to create web documentary prototypes in small multidisciplinary teams.
Organized by Popathon and InterDocsBarcelona.
STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF THE WEB
We invite documentary filmmakers, journalists, technologists and designers to push the boundaries of digital storytelling by embracing the capability of the web. For 24 hours you’ll team up to brainstorm ideas, create open-source projects and demo prototypes of your own web-native stories.
Curious what’s possible in 24 hours? Explore projects hacked at previous editions here.
Visual storytelling has been with us since the beginning of time. Through the ages the way we tell stories has changed along with the evolution of the media we use to express ourselves. The capability of the web enables stories to be interactive, dynamic and participatory, allowing for engaging experiences around them. While this is hugely exciting, we believe a language of web-native storytelling is still developing and want to help that process along by hands-on experimentation.
During the hack jam teams compete against the clock, not against each other. By sharing ideas at an early stage, teams help each other to tackle challenges in the creative process. We encourage bringing ideas and content for projects you have in mind or in production. After the final sprint all prototypes are presented in a live demo and all the source code powering the projects will be made available open source for others to study and build on beyond the event.
Note: This year the sign up process is team based. Participants can sign up as teams of 3 to 6 people with at least one designer and one technologist. You can also sign up individually and we will do our best to match you with amazing team members based on your profile. We can’t guarantee that we’ll match all individual profiles so finding yourself a diverse team in advance will increase your changes for participation.
The winners will receive:
– A Github Silver Plan (valued at 500€)
– Presentation of the project in the next edition of InterDocsBarcelona
WHEN AND WHERE
Friday 27th (6pm to 10pm) and Saturday 28th of May (9:30am to 22pm) – Sala Raval CCCB (c/Montalegre, 5 Barcelona)
The winner of the Best Prototype of Webdocs Popathon InterDocsBarcelona 2016 has been“Geo Emotions” by Jimena Tormo, Jessica Peña, Jordie Montevecchi, Berto Yáñez and James Santos.
PROTOTIPS POPATHON 2016
The following projects have participated in the second edition of Hack Jam Barcelona:
|Estandar: Digital Storyteller,Technologist &Designer||22,00€|
Introduce discount code “barcelonastudents”.
PHILO VAN KEMENADE
MARÍA YÁÑEZ Y BERTO YÁÑEZ – A NAVALLA SUIZA
Below, as a little taster, we’ve posted these links to video synopses of Popathon’s first edition, considered one of the best by the organizers due to the high quality of the prototypes presented.
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The following projects have participated in the lasts editions of Hack Jam Barcelona: