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StoryCode Meetup: Adnaan Wasey Presents POV Digital, Non-Fiction Storytelling
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Presenting is POV’s Adnaan Wasey — the mind behind the POV Hackathon and other initiatives aiming to re-invent documentary for the web. The director of POV Digital, the Webby Award-winning interactive department of the acclaimed PBS documentary series POV, Adnaan is also the owner of the software company Science Bistro.
At 25, POV is the premiere and longest-running showcase for for independent non-fiction films in the US. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest, and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 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.
POV films have won every major film and broadcasting award including 32 Emmys, 15 George Foster Peabody Awards, 11 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Broadcast Journalism Awards, three Academy Awards, and the Prix Italia.
As a former editor and manager, Adnaan has contributed to some the nation’s most prestigious news and information brands, including PBS NewsHour and WNYC New York Public Radio, and was a founding editor at the local digital news organization DNAinfo. Follow Adnaan on Twitter or LinkedIn.