By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz June 28, 2011 at 7:41AM
Power to the Pixel is accepting entries for The Pixel Market, a unique marketplace dedicated to showcasing and financing cross-media projects from around the world. It takes place on 12 & 13 October 2011 as part of Power to the Pixel's annual Cross-Media Forum, held 11 - 14 October in association with the BFI London Film Festival.
The Pixel Market will introduce 25 cross-media project producers to top international financiers, commissioners, tech companies, online portals and media companies during the two-day event. Up to 8 of the 25 selected teams will compete for the £6,000 ARTE Pixel Pitch Prize at the Market's public event, The Pixel Pitch on 12 October at NFT1, BFI Southbank. Teams in competition will present their cross-media project to a selected roundtable of international jurors made up of international decision-makers, commissioning executives and financiers working in film, broadcast, publishing, online, advertising, gaming, the arts and interactive media.
Deadline for Submissions: 29 July 18.00 BST
The Pixel Market is dedicated to showcasing and financing cross-media projects from around the world. The event takes place on 12 & 13 October 2011 as part of Power to the Pixel’s annual Cross-Media Forum from 11 – 14 October held in association with the BFI London Film Festival.
The second day of the market on 13 October will offer one-to-one business meetings to the 25 project teams with potential investors and partners from across the media industries, technology and finance companies.
Entries are invited from producer-led teams from around the world with a strong track record in film, broadcast, interactive media or other relevant creative industries. Each project's story must span a combination of film, TV, online, mobile, interactive, publishing, live events and gaming. Projects must also include the use of new tools, platforms, services and devices and be at an advanced stage of development.
Teams selected for The Pixel Market will benefit from significant international publicity and can expect to be introduced to new international business and partnership opportunities.
Companies in attendance at last year's Pixel Market include
Artangel | ARTE | Arts Alliance | BBC | | BBH | BFI | Campfire | Channel 4 | CNC | ContentFilm | Creative Scotland | DFI | Disney | Endemol | Faber Novel | Macmillan | MSN | NFB Canada | Nordisk Film & TV Fond |Ogilvy Group | Orange| Ridley Scott Associates | Salt | Shine | Sony Computer Entertainment | Submarine | Telefilm Canada | TF1 | United Talent Agency | YouTube
The Pixel Market is supported by the Media Programme of the European Union, ARTE and the TorinoFilmLab.
Further information can be found at Power to the Pixel’s website www.powertothepixel.com
Contact: Market AT powertothepixel.com for further information.
Very best wishes,
Power to the Pixel Team