Video Hack Day 2 follows the fabulously successful launch of last year's Video Hack Day.  It's a one day hackathon (no overnight) to hack on all things video and learn about new video APIs. Prizes will be awarded by such judges as Albert Wenger from Union Square Ventures and Cindy Gallop from Make Love Not Porn. More info and sign up here. Come join the fun!


  • 8:00am - Doors Open / Breakfast 
  • 9:00am - Welcome / Intro by Susan Danziger / Albert Wenger
  • 9:15am - API Presentations
  • 9:45am - Hacker Intros
  • 10:00am - Start Hacking
  • 12:30pm - Lunch
  • 6:00pm - Dinner
  • 8:30pm - Hack Submission Deadline
  • 8:45pm - Hack Demos
  • 10:00pm - Awards



Coming soon!


All hacks must be functional and must contain at least 1 of the sponsoring APIs.

Hackathon Sponsors


$2,850 in prizes

Grand Prize

$750.00 cash prize


$250.00 cash prize

Crowd Favorite

$250.00 cash prize

Ziggeo Api




Internet Video Archive


Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Albert Wenger

Albert Wenger
Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures

Cindy Gallop

Cindy Gallop
Founder, MakeLoveNotPorn

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Skill
    On a technical level, how impressive is this hack?
  • Creativity
    How outside the box is the hack?
  • Innovation
    How novel is this hack? Is it pushing the boundaries?
  • Marketability
    Could this app be turned into a real business?
  • UX Design
    How nice is the user experience?
  • UI Design
    How does the hack look?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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