Tribeca Hacks <NDN Identity>

Tribeca Hacks <NDN Identity> invites Native American and Pacific Islander storytellers, technologists, filmmakers, and visual artists, to come together and create projects that explore notions of Identity. It calls for thinkers to ideate, imagine, program, and build platforms that can enter the discourse about Identity in alternative ways.

In partnership with Vision Maker Media, Tribeca Film Institute, Bacone College, Pacific Islanders in Communications, and OETA, the Hackathon will feature creative talent from across the U.S., Dec. 3-6, 2015, in Muskogee, Okla., and focus on Identity.

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No prior knowledge in programming or electronics is needed for storytellers. The deadline for application is Wednesday Nov 11, 2015.

<NDN Identity> is one of many Hackathons supported by the Tribeca Film Institute around the world to increase understanding and broaden participation in the field of interactive storytelling. These workshops give creative media artists the insight and skills to develop robust interactive prototypes or projects that effectively engage with audiences. Additionally, it provides the talent a chance to experiment with new tools and the latest technologies. The primary goal of the Hackathon is to build new relationships amongst the creative talent involved.   

The four-day hackathon will take place in Muskogee, Okla., at Bacone College and involve each team to select a project pertaining to Identity in Indian country and expand it out via interactive installation, live performance, web or tablet-based platforms. 

The Project Criteria

  • The project has to have a narrative component
  • The project has to interact with other devices
  • The project must have a compelling user experience
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age

The Timeline

  • November 11, 2015 - Submission deadline 
  • November 16, 2015 - The selected applicants notified
  • December 3-6, 2015 - Muskogee, Okla.


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Dec. 3-6, 2015
Muskogee, Okla.