The Pixel Market 16/17 October

The 7th Cross-Media Forum 15-18 October 2013
in association with the 57th BFI London Film Festival

The Pixel Market is the number one destination for international media professionals wanting to get their projects financed, discover hot new talent and form new crossover industry relationships across the world!

Attracting over 400 professionals from the worlds of film, TV, games, mobile, publishing, online, interactive and live events, The Pixel Market takes place over two days:

  • 16 October – The Pixel Pitch competition (open to the public)
  • 17 October – The Pixel Market meetings (by selection/invitation)

Eight teams are in the running for the crème de la crème of prizes, ARTE’s International Prize for The Pixel Pitch of 6,000€

All 30 Pixel Market projects will also be in the running to win one of four additional prizes:

  • the inaugural ITVS Impact Pixel Market Prize for the Best Social Impact Project (Fiction or Non-fiction) – £3,000 development funding
    Winners: Dan Wechsler & Ulrich Fischer of Bord Cadre Films Sàrl for Zeru
  • the beActive Pixel Market Prize for Best Scripted Content (Fiction) – £2,500
    Winners: Dina Jakir and Irena Krcelic of Studio Dim for Crochebots / My Grandpa is an Alien
  • the inaugural Merging Media Pixel Market Prize offering automatic selection to the Merging Media Conference and Pitch 360 Competition in November, with return travel to and accommodation in Vancouver
    Winners: Victoria Mapplebeck & Andy Glynne of Mosaic Films for Text Me (working title)
  • the Cinekid Pixel Market Prize for Best Children’s Project (aimed at 4-14 year olds) – which offers automatic selection to the Cinekid for Professionals co-production market in October, with return travel and accommodation in Amsterdam
    Winners: Federico Dini of Honig Studios GmbH for Milli

We’re delighted to welcome this year’s participants:

  • Art with Mati & Dada – Giovanni Bo and Roberto Braga, Achtoons s.r.l. (Italy) – IN COMPETITION
  • Avatar Secrets – Ramona Pringle, Ramona Pringle Productions (Canada)
  • The Baghdad Station –  Mahyad Tousi, BoomGen Studios (USA) – IN COMPETITION
  • The Baron – Peter de Maegd and Hans Vercauter, Potemkino (Belgium)
  • Chasing Bonnie & Clyde – Olivier Lambert, Lumento (France)
  • Chasing the Sun – Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons, the Goggles Media Group (Canada)
  • Craven – Justine Potter, Savvy Productions (UK)
  • Crochebots / My Grandpa is an Alien Crochebots – Irena Krčelić and Djina Jakir, Studio dim (Croatia)
  • Cubic, Quark & BigG – Tim Searle and Simon Quinn and Simon Rolph, Baby Cow Animation and Bigfatstudio (UK)
  • Cuentos de Viejos/Old Folks’ Tales – Laura Piaggio Fonterosa, Piaggiodematei (Spain)
  • Digup Time – Emmanuel Dumont, Marie Blondiaux and Samuel Rousselier, Cellules in co-production with Red Corner (France)
  • El Gran Día de los Feos (The Great Day of the Ugly Ones) – David García Tesouro and Nabil Chabaan Antón, Tiempo de Rodar, S.L. (Spain)
  • Future Coast – Ken Eklund, Writerguy LLC (USA)
  • Get Over It – Paula Schargorodsky and Rabia Williams, TalaTala (Argentina/Spain) – IN COMPETITION
  • Heaven Must be Boring – Amit Breuer and Thomas Wallner, Amythos Media and Deep Inc (Canada)
  • Initio – David Grumbach and Felix Sorger, Juliette Films and Furiosa Film (France/ Luxembourg/ Germany)
  • KnoozRoom – Tamara Qiblawi and Mireille Raad, Wahm Productions (Lebanon)
  • Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest/Breaking the Box – Gabriel London and Jonathon Corbiere, Found Object Films, The Secret Location and Thought Café (USA/ Canada) – IN COMPETITION
  • Lycan – David Redman and Michael Andante, Redman Entertainments and Source Collective (Australia)
  • Milli – Federico Dini, Honig Studios GmbH (Germany)
  • Netwars – Out of CTRL – Saskia Kress, Filmtank GmbH  (Germany) – IN COMPETITION
  • Quarks! – Jasper James, James Tovell and Laura Longobardi, Screen Glue and European Broadcasting Union (UK)
  • Soundtrack of the World – Lisa Gray, and Martyn Ware, The Feds (Australia) – IN COMPETITION
  • Space Janitors – Davin Lengyel, Space Mop (Canada)
  • Text Me (working title) – Victoria Mapplebeck and Andy Glynne, Mosaic Films (UK) – IN COMPETITION
  • The Two Sudans – Inka Dewitz and Michael Bogar, Perfect Shot Films (Germany)
  • Valkyria – Anna Nevander, KORE Film & Transmedia (Sweden)
  • Valya the Translator – Iva Brdar and Valérie Guérin, Barbarogenius Production and Balina Films (Serbia/France) – IN COMPETITION
  • WINDWALKERS – Marianne Carpentier, Lubna Cecillon, Forge Animation (France)
  • ZERU – Dan Wechsler, Ulrich Fischer, Bord Cadre Films Sarl (Switzerland)

Attending companies this year include: AMV | | ARTE France | Arte GEIE | Base79 | BBC | beActive | Bell Fund | BFI Film Fund | Blind Spot Pictures | Canada Media Fund | Cartoon  | CBBC | Channel 4 | Childseye | Cinekid | Cinemart | Co-production Office | Design Thinking | Digital Jam | DigitasLbi | Dogwoof | DR | E-makina | Egmont UK | FACT | FFF Bayern| Film 4 | Film Agency Wales | Film I Skane | Film Tree | Fly Film | France Télévisions | Full Time Hobby | Gaïté Lyrique | Grand Central Entertainment | Helios Design Labs | Honig Studios | Honky Tonk | Hypernaked | IFFR | Indie Sales | Indieflix | Interactive Opportunities | ITVS | Krempelwood | Made in Me | MDM | MEDIA Desk UK | MediaCom Beyond Advertising | Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg | MFG | Michelle Kass Associates | Microsoft Soho Studios | MSN UK | Naked Communications Worldwide | NFB Canada | OMDC  | PBS | Penguin | Pictanovo | Pro Helvetia | Pulse Films | Reboot Stories | Red Kingdom | Rocket Pictures | RTVE | SALT. | Smokebomb| Soda Pictures | Somethin’ Else | Stitch Media | SWIM | Tactica | Tate Kids | Telefilm Canada | The Guardian |  TorinoFilmLab | Touchpress | Tribeca Film Institute | Turner Broadcasting | VICE Media Group | Vimeo | Wallimage CrossMedia | Warp Films | Xbox Entertainment Studios | Xbox LIVE | Yahoo! Studio | YouTube | ZDF |