In the spirit of collaborative storytelling, non-profit StoryCode and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are hosting their first ever “story hackathon,” a 36-hour multimedia writing competition called Story Hack: Beta.
During the event (which will take place this weekend at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center), writers, filmmakers, tech gurus, publishing experts, advertisers and designers will team up create narratives using three different media platforms. The final output has to be in one platform.
The press release has more details: “All hacks will be centered around a specific theme determined by StoryCode and using specific technologies provided by sponsors. The final story hacks will be presented on Sunday from 4:30 to 6:30pm to a jury of notable creatives, technologists and sponsors.”
Judges include: Katherine Oliver, the Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Warren Cohen of VH1, Brian Clark of GMD Studios, Mark Harris of Broadcastr and Steve Coulson of Campfire, among others.