NEW Pixel Market Deadline Extension – THURSDAY 17 JULY!

The Pixel Market is dedicated to discovering and financing the best cross-media projects.

All 30 project teams will engage in a series of 1-2-1 bespoke business meetings with 100+ potential investors – all executive-level international decision-makers from across the media industry spectrum – film, publishing, TV, interactive, online, mobile, advertising, the arts and games.

Selected projects get to attend Power to the Pixel’s: Cross-Media Forum’s Conference, Opening Night Party, Opening Pixel Market Dinner, Pixel Market Jury Lunch a networking breakfast, lunch plus The Pixel Market Meetings and awards night where the winner of the ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Market and other prize winners will be announced.

  • beActive Pixel Market Prize for Scripted Content
    A cash prize of £2,500
  • Cinekid Pixel Market Prize (for projects aimed at 4-14 year olds)
    Automatic selection for the 2014 Cinekid for Professionals co-production market in Amsterdam in October, free accreditation to the festival with return travel and accommodation
  • IFP Pixel Market Prize
    Automatic selection for the prestigious 2015 No Borders Project Market during Independent Film Week, NYC, with free accommodation in NYC for 4 nights and free accreditation

So, if you think your project has what it takes…What are you waiting for?!  Apply here now!

NEW DEADLINE - THURSDAY 17 JULY - 18:00 BST! 

Interviewing The Pixel Market Prize Sponsors

Autumn is getting closer, and so is the 8th edition of The Pixel Market, the largest and most established finance market dedicated to getting cross-media projects off the ground, which will be held in London on 8-9 October. 2014

As the deadline approaches, we asked our four prize sponsors to share their expectations for this year’s projects.

Find out what it takes to be a winner in this multiple interview featuring:

  • Lili Blumers,  Commissioning Editor, ARTE.tv, France
  • Nuno Bernardo, CEO and Producer, beActive
  • Nasim Miradi, Producer, Cinekid for Professionals
  • Amy Dotson, Deputy Director & Head of Programming, IFP

  • Milton Tabbot, Senior Director of Programming, IFP

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Announcing The Pixel Lab Participants 2014

We’re busy gearing up for the residential workshop for our fifth edition of The Pixel Lab at the stunning Traube Tonbach Hotel in Germany’s Black Forest, taking place from  6 – 12 July.

This year’s 32 participants come from a staggering 12 European countries. They will spend six intense days learning from international leading tutors from the cross-media industry.

Download the full press release here.

 

Tune in to the Reinvent Hollywood live roundtable tonight!

PttP’s Liz Rosenthal will be appearing on this weeks Reinventers live roundtable session named Reinvent Hollywood from 19.00 to 20.30 tonight. Hosted by Ted Hope, Liz will be joined by leading digital innovators from across the media industry to discuss what new form or forms will  most likely flourish in the near future.

You can tune in to the discussion by registering your interest here. We know we will be!

Get the low down on The Pixel Market in the video below!

Listen up ladies and gents – it’s time to feast your eyes on this year’s promo video for The Pixel Market! Get an insiders view of the pitching sessions, live audience, international jury members, 1-2-1 meetings, networking drinks and more in the video below…

Power to the Pixel’s The Pixel Market – Applications close 10 July 2014! from Power to the Pixel on Vimeo.

Psst – want to experience it for yourself? Applications are open until Thursday 10 July, 18.00 BST. Head to The Pixel Market page for full details and to apply.

APPLICATION DEADLINE 10 JULY, 18.00 BST!

See you in Cannes!

The PttP gang are up, up and away this week to the glitz and glam of Cannes from 14-21 May. Here’s where you can find us:

Friday 16 May – NEXT Pavilion, Village International Pantiero, No.210
Catch us at our Marché du Film session Financing Cross-Media and Innovation, part of the NEXT programme. We’re getting the low down on the latest finance and distribution strategies from the likes of The Danish Film Institute, NZ Film Commission, OMDC, Screen Australia, SODEC and ZDF followed by drinks and networking.

Sunday 18 May – Producers Club, Village International (for registered producers only)
If you’re a registered producer, you can hear from Liz Rosenthal at The Producers Network Breakfast at 09.00. Breakfast not your style? You can also come down and say hello over a drink at PttP’s hosted Producers Network Cocktail on Sunday afternoon, 17.00 – 19.00.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Psst – can’t make it but want to talk to PttP about a project you’ve got brewing? Why not apply to The Pixel Market – applications close 10 July 2014! Head to The Pixel Market page for more details and to apply!

Want to join the Power to the Pixel Team? Now’s your chance!

We’re on the look out for two new members of staff; Marketing & Communications Manager and Pixel Market Manager.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
As a key member of our London-based team, the ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the marketing, strategic outreach, press and co-promotional relationships of Power to the Pixel’s events including The Pixel Lab and Power to the Pixel: Cross-Media Forum. You’ll have 7 years’ experience behind you, great interpersonal skills and experience negotiating and liaising with a wide international market. You’ll also have a great eye for detail, an ability to think on your feet and in fast-paced environments.

Download full job specs here.

PIXEL MARKET COORDINATOR
Working directly with PttPs management team, the ideal candidate will be responsible for coordination of project selection, the scheduling of meetings for the 40+ selected project teams and 100+ Pixel Market guests, the hospitality of Pixel Market project teams and the smooth running of The Pixel Market in the run up to, and during the event. You will have strong experience in coordinatingand scheduling international co-production meetings, excellent interpersonal skills, a high attention to details and an ability to work well under pressure.

Download full job specs here.

Applicants must be London based. Due to lack of resources, we will only contact successful applicants.

 

 

Apply to The Pixel Market 2014

Do you want to present your project to global financiers, commissioners and platforms? Meet with 100+ potential funding and creative partners? Win cash prizes? Apply to The Pixel Market!

The leading finance market for cross-media projects has once again opened it’s doors and we want you. Kicking off with The Pixel Market Finance Forum (8 Oct), eight producer-led teams will present their projects to an international jury of financiers, distributors and platforms who’ll give direct feedback on what it takes to get their attention and support plus, will go in the running to win the ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Market! At The Pixel Market Meetings (9 Oct), all 30 selected teams will engage in 1-2-1 meetings with over 100 potential financial, distribution and producing partners!

Plus there are plenty of networking opportunities including breakfasts, lunch and drinks receptions, the ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Market and more cash prizes on offer!

Check out The Pixel Market page for more details and to complete an online application form.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: THURSDAY 10 JULY, 18.00BST

Want a taste of what’s to come? Check out Paula Schargorodsky, winner of the ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Pitch 2013, present her project Get Over It below.

The Pixel Pitch: Get Over It, Paula Schargorodsky & Rabia Williams from Power to the Pixel on Vimeo.

We’re off to MIPTV, are you?

This week we’re taking a quick visit to MIPTV in Cannes! Power to the Pixel’s CEO & Founder, Liz Rosenthal, and our new Programme Producer, Elizabeth Swift, will be heading over to talk all things cross-media from 7 – 9 April.

If you’re registered with The Creative Europe Media Stands, please sign up for a breakfast session we’re presenting at The Majestic Hotel on Tuesday 8 April from 8.30 – 9.30am, Financing Cross-Media and Innovation. We’ll be joined by experts Valerie Creighton, President & CEO of Canada Media Fund and Milena Bonse, commissioner for the ZDF`s “Das kleine Fernsehspiel”, and ZDF New Media.

See you there!

Psst – keep up to date with the PttP gang by following us on Twitter and Facebook!

We’ve extended the deadline for applications to The Pixel Lab!

Looks like it’s your lucky day – we’re accepting submissions to The Pixel Lab right up until 18.00bst this Thursday 3 April. Spanning three months, The Pixel Lab is the best place to learn the skills needed to stay relevant to a changing audience in today’s connected world. Through a combination of 1-2-1 meetings, case study analysis, pitch training and group work, participants will be mentored by media greats including:

Want to get some first hand knowledge from the legends? Now’s your chance! Download an application form and apply by Thursday, 3 April 18.00bst!