In association with the 57th BFI London Film Festival
Bringing together cross-media’s leading international creators, thinkers and practitioners from across the fields of film, TV, interactive, online, mobile, gaming, publishing and live events, The Cross-Media Forum is designed to showcase the latest ideas and innovations of modern storytelling, audience engagement and business practices.
Conference – 15 October (public day)
Listen to the experts pushing the boundaries of the media, tech and creative industries present a series of thought provoking talks that question, discuss and showcase cutting edge storytelling techniques, trends in audience behaviour and engagement and a series of stimulating case studies.
The Pixel Market – 16 (public day) & 17 October (by selection)
In its fourth year, The Pixel Market is the largest and most established finance market dedicated to cross-media projects regardless of genre. Attracting over 100 international financiers, distributors and commissioners, The Pixel Market is specially designed to showcase state-of-the-art projects and to facilitate inter-industry partnerships. 30 of the world’s best cross-media projects will be selected, with eight of those teams going through to The Pixel Pitch competition on 16 October, to present to a jury of international financiers, commissioners and digital experts. One team will walk away with the prestigious ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Pitch worth a cool 6,000€! Could it be you?
The Think Tank – 18 October
A selection of pioneering funders, distributors, publishers and producers are brought together to evaluate and strategise what the future holds for the media industry. Current business practices are questioned and discussed to create new methods and solutions aimed at enhancing the growth and relevance of cross-media in the connected world. The ideas and conclusions formed on the day are then published in the annual Think Tank Report.