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 inter-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)
16 October – The Pixel Pitch competition
30 of the best cutting-edge cross-media projects from around the world are selected for The Pixel Market, with eight teams chosen to battle it out at The Pixel Pitch competition. Pitching to an illustrious jury of professionals working at the forefront of cross-media finance and distribution, plus a 400 strong audience, one of the eight will win the 6,000€ ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Pitch, the crème de la crème of prizes.
Additional prizes this year include:
- beActive Pixel Market prize for Best Scripted Content - £2,500 cash prize
- Cinekid Pixel Market prize for Best Children’s Project (aimed at 4-14 year olds) - automatic selection to Cinekid for Professionals co-production market in October, plus return travel and two nights accommodation in Amsterdam
17 October – The Pixel Market meetings
All selected teams take part in a series of one-to-one meetings with the world’s leading financiers, decision-makers and co-producers at The Pixel Market meetings before attending the closing night awards ceremony.
Application deadline is Friday 26 July, 18:00 BST!
[Download an application form]
Attending companies from 2012 include: Aramid Capital | Arsam International | Artangel | ARTE France | Arts Alliance | BBC | BBH | beActive | BFI Film Fund | BoomGen Studios | Britdoc | Canada Media Fund | Cartoon | Caviar Films | CBBC | Channel 4 | Childseye | Creative Scotland | Distrify | Dogwoof | DR Medier | Egmont Press | Flying Moon Productions | Fourth Wall Studios | France Télévisions | Full Time Hobby | Grand Central Entertainment | HanWay Films | Haut et Court | Hide & Seek | IFP | Interactive Opportunities | ITVS | Krempelwood | Made in Me | McCann Erickson US | MEDIA Interactive Fund | MEDIA Programme of the European Union | MediaCom Beyond Advertising | Microsoft | Mindshapes | MSN UK | NFB Canada | Norwegian Film Institute | NRW | Ogilvy | OMD | PACT | Penguin | Pro Helvetia | Pulse Films | Pure Grass Films | Radio-Canada | Rocket Pictures | Salt | Sceen Yorkshire | Somethin’ Else | Spirit Digital Media | Technology Strategy Board | The Creators Project | The Guardian | TorinoFilmLab | Tribeca Film Institute | Turner Broadcasting | United Talent Agency | VICE Media Group | Vimeo | Wallimage CrossMedia | Warp | We R Interactive | Wellcome Trust | Wildbunch | Xbox LIVE | YouTube | ZDF | Zodiak Active
Get an idea of what’s in store for 2013 and check out Arman and Arash T. Riahi pitching Everyday Rebellion(currently in post-production), the winner of last year’s ARTE Pixel Pitch prize…