Power to the Pixel is now accepting applications to The Pixel Lab, its leading cross-media workshop for experienced European media professionals.
Participants will come away with an unrivalled understanding of how to create, finance and distribute story IP across multiple platforms, and maximise audience engagement. The Pixel Lab is also a prime opportunity to cultivate new professional partnerships across different media industry sectors.
Encouraging a collaborative, project-focused environment, participants will have their ideas challenged and informed by the world’s top practising cross-media professionals, with plenty of networking opportunities and one-to-one meetings.
This year’s tutors include CEO & Producer at BeActive, Nuno Bernardo (PT); cross-media writer and producer Sean Coleman (UK); artistic advisor for Venice Biennale College & former executive director at ARTE France Cinéma, Michel Reilhac (FR); content strategist, writer & producer, Adam Sigel (USA); producer at Entre Chien et Loup, Diana Elbaum (BE). See the full list of tutors here.
All participants attend an initial six-day residential workshop in Belgium. Participants attending with a project go on to receive three months of distance mentoring, followed by a four-day workshop including attendance at PttP’s annual Cross-Media Forum in London in October 2013.
Past participants include European funders, commissioners, film/TV/games producers, writers, story architects, interactive designers, directors, format developers, arts professionals, advertising executives, developers…
Applying with a project:
Only producers/IP owners who have extensive experience of taking a creative project to market will be considered.
Projects must have stories with the potential to extend across at least two platforms eg. film, games, TV, mobile, publishing, live event, social media, interactive.
Application deadline is Friday 5 April, 18:00 BST.
The Pixel Lab is supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Creative Wallonia, Wallimage CrossMedia, Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund as part of A Bigger Future 2 and TorinoFilmLab.