Hi AppNewser readers - we're now a part of Mediabistro's SocialTimes.com. For more great App news, reviews, guides and tips, head over to InsideMobileApps.

StoryCode To Host 36-Hour Multimedia Writing “Hackathon” Competition

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.
Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Social Media Metrics

Social Media MetricsStarting September 4, work with a social media manager to monitor, measure and optimize your social media efforts! Danielle Brigida will teach your how to sift through web analytics, Facebook Insights, and Twitter mentions to develop a comprehensive reporting and tracking system for your brand. Register now!