The Pixel Pitch showcases new cross-media projects to the who’s who of the international media industries involved in financing, development and distribution. Chosen from nearly 100 projects, eight international teams pitched to a panel of 28 judges in an attempt to win the ultimate £6,000 ARTE Pixel Pitch prize. This year’s winners are brothers Arash & Arman T. Riahi of Golden Girls Filmproduktion & Filmservices with their project Everyday Rebellion.
The judging panel was composed of decision-makers from Artangel | ARTE France Ciné ma | Arts Alliance | BBH Labs | beActive | BFI Film Fund | CBBC | Channel 4 | XBOX Live | Fourth Wall Studios | France Télévisions | Hanway Films | ITVS | McCann Erickson | MediaCom Beyond Advertising | NFB Canada | Penguin Books | Pure Grass Films | Pulse Films | Radio-Canada | The Guardian | Tribeca Film Institute | United Talent Agency | VICE Media Group | Wallimage CrossMedia | Wellcome Trust | YouTube NACE
Projects in competition were:
Birthright (USA) Producer: Mahyad Tousi – Fiction: theatrical | mobile/tablet | web | print
Buenaventura Mon Amour (COL/CAN) Producer: Steven Grisales – Non-fiction: web 3.0 | smartphones and tablets | apps | TV | live events | feature film | social responsibility
Everyday Rebellion (AUT/IRA) Producer: Arash T. Riahi | Director: Arman T. Riahi | Producer: Michael Seeber – Non-Fiction: online web series | cinema | TV | live events | app | game
METAWARS (CAN) Producer: Jeff Norton – Fiction: books | web | video
Ori&Gami! (FR) Producer: Christophe Findji | Director: Stephan Bonnefoy – Fiction: CGI | 3D | TV | cinema | online | apps | mobile | live events
Super 8 (UK) Producer: Edward Dallal – Non-fiction: documentary | user-generated website | user-generated documentary | live events | six-part TV series
The Incredibles (SP/GER) Producers: Natalia Imaz & Luisa Romeo – Non-fiction: film | interactive website | digital comic for mobile devices | graphic novel | live events
World Online Orchestra (DK) Producer: Uffe Savery – Non-fiction: web | music videos | social media | live events | installation
A big thank you our partners: EU Media Programme, Arts Council England, BFI Film Fund, Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, Canada Media Fund, ARTE, Creative Industries KTN, beActive, BBC, Telefilm Canada, Tribeca Film Institute, Mozilla, Cinekid and BBH Labs and our media partner Screen International.