Power to the Pixel makes changes

By Liz Rosenthal Power to the Pixel was founded 10 years ago and has been an influential voice in the most turbulent period of change in the history of the media and entertainment industries. We decided that a decade in business was a good place to stop and take...

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We’re off to No Boundaries, Storytelling in the Digital Age

PttP’s CEO and Founder, Liz Rosenthal, is off to Amsterdam from 2 – 4 March to take part in the Dutch EU Presidency Conference Promoting Cross-Border Circulation of European Audio-Visual Content. Participating in the session No Boundaries, Storytelling in the Digital Age, 3 March, Liz will discuss the latest trends, figures...

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Cancellation of The Pixel Lab 2016

We are sorry to have to announce the cancellation of this year’s 2016 Pixel Lab, which was due to launch in Berlin last week. It is disappointing to have to make this decision after six successful years but unforeseeable circumstances left us with no choice. We appreciate your understanding...

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Talk to us about your Pixel Lab application

Have a question about your Pixel Lab application? Don’t fear, we’re here to help! Power to the Pixel’s Marketing and Relationship Manager, Hannah Blatch, is now taking meetings with producers and media experts to chat all things Pixel Lab. You can catch Hannah at the Berlinale Film Festival from 12...

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We’re off to Berlinale, 12 – 17 February

Power to the Pixel are heading to the Berlinale Film Festival from 12 – 17 February! You can catch Liz Rosenthal, Power to the Pixel’s CEO & Founder moderating two sessions as part of the Berlinale Talents programme on Sunday 14 February. 14:30 to 15:45 | CONNECTED STORIES 1 – PROTOTYPING,...

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Apply to The Pixel Lab 2016

The Pixel Lab 2016 is now open for applications and we want you! Whether you are working on a feature film project, a TV series or new media project, The Pixel Lab will demonstrate how a strategic cross-platform approach to story development will help develop your project, brand and...

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Around the World of Digital Business Opportunities

Wendy Bernfeld, Managing Director of Rights Stuff, gave an up-to-the-moment overview of the international platforms and services that enable producers and rights holders to grow ideas, audiences and revenues in The Conference session Around the World of Digital Business Opportunities in 20 Minutes! In the session Wendy focuses on how...

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OH MOSCOW | Adventure Pictures Ltd.

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Sally Potter, Producer, and Christopher Sheppard, Producer, pitch OH MOSCOW! at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Margaux Missika...

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Elemented | E.d. Films

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Emily Paige, Director & Partner, pitches Elemented at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Orion Ross – The...

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Streamers | NFB Canada

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Hugues Sweeney, Head of French Language Interactive Media Production, pitches Streamers at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Marie-Louise...

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Wait for Me | Mélange

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Michel Reilhac, Interactive and VR Storyteller, pitches Wait for Me at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Lucia Haslauer...

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The Suspect | The Project Factory

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Guy Gadney, Writer and Director, pitches The Suspect at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Will Saunders – BBC...

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‘The Boy in the Book’ A Choose Your Own Documentary | CYOD Ltd.

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Fernando Gutierrez De Jesus, Director, and Nathan Penlington, Writer and Performer, pitch ‘The Boy in the Book’ A...

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The Plunder | Mediadante & Anagram

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Rosie Garthwaite, Executive Producer and May Abdalla, Co-Director, pitch The Plunder at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Adaan...

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Offside | Upian

At last year’s Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 8 teams presented their cutting edge interactive projects to a panel of financiers and distributors plus 400 audience members. Watch as Alexandre Brachet, Producer & CEO, pitches Offside at The Pixel Market Finance Forum below. Panelists: Christiane Meithge – Bayerischer...

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Think Tank Report 2015

It’s here! The Think Tank 2015 brought together 40 leading decision-makers from a wide range of creative industries, world-class thinkers, and key public and private institutions and funders to discuss practical ways to help shape the rapidly evolving audiovisual landscape. This year’s event explored what changes need to be...

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Virtual Stories: Real World Change

Virtual reality has changed the way we look at gaming and entertainment, but can it change the way we look at some of the world’s most pressing issues? Gabo Arora has travelled from a refugee camp in Jordan to a slum in Liberia recovering from the effect of an...

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Virtual Stories: Diving into a New Storytelling Dimension

Watch as Alex Bowker of Samsung Electronics, Dave Ranyard of Sony and Saschka Unseld of Oculus Story Studio share their visions of the future of immersive storytelling, show examples of projects and discuss new business opportunities for this powerful new platform.   Virtual Stories: Diving into a New Storytelling...

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The Disruptive Power of Fan-Based Marketing

As a digital media creator, your focus is to produce engaging interactive content for you customers but when should you start to face questions about distribution, marketing and promotion, and community development? How will your fans consume and react to your content? What will be the impact on your...

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Digital Growing Pains at the BBC

How is the UK’s oldest broadcaster adapting to meet the needs of an emerging global audience that is learning how to watch TV without a TV? BBC Worldwide Digital Studios is a new team designed to respond to the ways that the future global audiences of the BBC are...

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Securing Funding & Distribution for your Project in the Digital World

At this year’s Conference we welcomed Rose Adkins, Founder and CEO of ScreenHits, to stage to present the session Securing Funding and Distribution for your Project in the Digital World. Adkins looked at the future of distribution where producers are able to retain more of their rights and find finishing...

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Is International Co-production the Future of Interactive Storytelling?

Margaux Missika, Executive Producer at award-winning production company Upian, presented the session Is International Co-production the Future of Interactive Storytelling? at this year’s Conference. Using projects Generation What and Do Not Track as case studies, Margaux gave an overview of international coproduction for new media in the documentary field. What did they learn,...

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Prototyping with our Audience

Interactive stories and experiences are only good and relevant in the way they are manipulated by the end user. They are conceived for someone to crawl inside, circulate, manipulate, hesitate, move things around, alter, react, lie down, maybe daydream… Prototyping the technology is not enough: we need to prototype...

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Programmatic Beyond Advertising: A Not So Distant Future?

In a context of hyper-abundance, overwhelmed content consumers tend to rely more and more on social or algorithmic recommendation to guide their choices. In this Conference presentation, Catalina Briceño of Canada Media Fund looks at how automation and personalisation, in the same way to what programmatic does for advertising, influences...

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