Application & Guidelines

The Pixel Lab: The Cross-Media Workshop


Producers with projects –
European producers working in drama, documentary and new media can apply with a cross-media project. Projects can be fiction or non-fiction with stories that extend across film, TV, online, mobile, gaming and/or live events. There are no budget restrictions and projects will be accepted at any stage.

Audiovisual professionals without a project –
European  commissioners, financiers, funders, writers, directors, executive producers working in film, television and new media as well as professionals working in sectors such as development, legal, representation, distribution and sales.

There will be up to 20 places for producer participants and 20 places for non-producer participants. See full list of 2010 participants.

All applicants must have a strong track record in the film and/or related media industries. This is not a course for entry level participants.

Submission Guidelines

1. All applicants must have an established track record within their industry sector
2. Producer applicants must own the rights to develop and produce the project in all required media. Projects can be at any stage
3. Applications and supplementary materials must be delivered in English
4. All supplementary materials MUST BE delivered within the application form. No additional materials will be accepted. If you don’t have a website, here are some places you can upload content to. Please provide relevant urls to content within the application form

Megaupload for video, stills, music files
DivShare for video, stills, music files
Flickr for stills
Photobucket for stills
Picasa for stills
YouTube for video files
Blip for video files
Slideshare for presentations

5. All completed application forms must be received by 18.00 BST on 1 April 2011 to
6. Applicants must accept any offer of a place on The Pixel Lab within one week of such offer and will be liable for full course fees once a place has been accepted
7. All Lab participants must pay the full fee within a month of course start date to guarantee their place


Key Dates

11 February 2011
1 April 2011
May 2011
(date tbc)
26 May 2011
26 June – 2 July 2011
11 – 13 October 2011
Call open for applications
Deadline for submissions
(18.00 BST)
Successful applicants informed
Fees due
Residential Lab at Resort Schwielowsee, Potsdam
London Lab (producer participants only)