Shotstack's first public hackathon

Looking to build your next exciting project? We got you covered.

Shotstack's first ever hackathon is starting this Monday 26 September 2022. This gives you a fantastic opportunity to showcase your skills in building innovative media applications.

The Shotstack's cloud based video editing API and infrastructure enables you to build innovative media applications faster. Visit the Docs to learn more.

What can you build with Shotstack?

Create an immersive user experiences like IKEA

Design an interactive user media experience. Push your creative limitations with the Shotstack API.

Build an automated video editor and generator

Automatically generates real estate marketing videos from Domain's real estate listings. Try this real estate video generator demo.

Hackathon Details

How does it work?


  • The hackathon starts on 26th September 2022, Monday, and ends at 11:59pm PT on 1st October 2022, Sunday
  • The winner will be announced the following Tuesday, 3rd October 2022


The winner will be awarded an Audio-Technica ATH-M50x noise canceling headphones + $3,000 Shotstack Credits

Submission Process

Once finished, you can submit your project via this link. You will require the following:

  • Upload the project to a GitHub public repository
  • Upload a short video demonstrating the functionality of a project


The Shotstack team will judge the entries. We will be looking for:

  • Creativeness
  • Use of Shotstack features
  • Inventiveness


  • Participants can be an individual or a team
  • One submission per team/participant
  • Must use Shotstack in the application
  • Can be built using any programming language and frameworks
  • Late entries after the deadline will not be accepted
  • All code, design, elements etc. must be created during the event
  • Include a MIT license to your GitHub repository
  • You cannot be in multiple teams

Additional Info

  • By submitting, you grant Shotstack permission to use screenshots, idea, video, and/or links to your project on our marketing channels like Twitter, blog, website, emails, LinkedIn, and community forums. Shotstack does not make any claims over your project.
  • The Audio-Technica ATH-M50x noise canceling headphones will be sent to the winner using an eCommerce platform available in their region. The headphones can be exchanged for cash value incase the product is not available to be delivered in the winner's region.
  • Shotstack credits cannot be exchanged for cash amount.
  • The cash value will be based on the price of the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x noise cancelling on 3rd October 2022 and sent via online banking
  • Shotstack credits will be applied to the winner's monthly Shotstack bill, covering up to $3,000 in total usage
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