POV Hackathon 4 takes place this weekend (July 27-28, 2013) in New York City, and there are two ways you get a front-row seat to this melding of storytelling and technology minds.

First, we have a couple of last-minute slots open for a designer and a developer experienced with HTML5, JavaScript, Popcorn and/or online video. If you want to become a last-minute participant, contact us at hackathon at pov dot org for more information.

Second, a limited number of seats are remaining for the POV Hackathon 4 final screening at 7 PM on Sunday July 28, 2013 at Huge (45 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201). If you’re interested in attending, you must RSVP to request a ticket by 5 PM ET Friday, July 26, 2013. Email hackathon at pov dot org with the subject line “POV Hackathon 4 Tickets.” Include your name, email and phone number. Confirmations will be sent by email.

POV Hackathon is a unique opportunity to meet and work with storytellers and technologists at the forefront of non-fiction media. Over a single weekend of intense collaboration, teams are challenged to create prototypes that “re-invent the documentary for the web” and then present those prototypes to a public audience. Check out team interviews, demo videos and 3 AM tweets from POV Hackathon 3 in the social media recap below:

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.