Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 2014

Posted on 20 August 2014

This October, the world’s top financiers, commissioners, distributors, and entrepreneurs from across the media industry will gather in London for the 8th Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum.

Take part in this unique 2-day event, jam-packed with invaluable insights from investors and founders of disruptive media ideas, groundbreaking case studies, keynote speeches by leading international financiers and innovators in the entertainment and arts space plus plenty of networking opportunities.

Tickets are now on sale to The Conference (7 Oct) and The Pixel Market Finance Forum (8 Oct).

The Conference – 7 October, BFI Southbank
Do you want to learn about new ways of working across industry silos to discover new financing opportunities, find out how to forecast and measure the success and impact of your projects and witness the most successful business models being presented? Then this year’s Conference is for you!

Focusing on key issues challenging the media industries around the development of new entertainment formats and art forms, talks will be presented by leading media professionals including:

• John S. Johnson, Co-founder of BuzzFeed and Founder & Executive Director at The Harmony Institute (US)
• Karim Ahmad, Senior Digital Content Strategist, ITVS (US)
• Alexa Clay, Writer, The Misfit Economy (US)
• Nick Fortugno, CCO at Playmatics (US)
• Michael Grotenhoff, Founder & Producer, Filmtank GmbH (DE)
• Raphaëlle Huysmans, Producer, TOXA (CA)
• Francesca Panetta, Multimedia Special Projects Editor, The Guardian (UK)
• Mikko Pöllä, Group Creative Director, Rovio Entertainment (FI)

The Pixel Market Finance Forum – 8 October, BFI Southbank
Watch as eight of the world’s most innovative teams take to the stage to present their up-and-coming cross-media project to a panel of 30 international financiers and commissioners, who will award one of the teams the prestigious ARTE International Prize for The Pixel Market worth a smoking €6,000.

A magnet for the world’s leading funds and commissioners, The Pixel Market Finance Forum is the ultimate place to get the inside word on finance strategy, audience engagement and sustainable business models.

Keynotes presented by Valerie Creighton, President & CEO, Canada Media Fund (CA) and Monique Simard, President & CEO, SODEC (CA) on what they’ve learnt about how innovation and cross-media is being financed.

Panelists include Lili Blumers, Commissioning Editor, ARTE France (FR); Nick Cohen, Managing Partner, Head of Content, Mediacom (UK); Jérôme Delormas, General Artistic Director, Gaíté Lyrique (FR); Iain Dodgeon, Creative Partnerships Manager, The Wellcome Trust (UK); Wayne Fletcher, Global Chief Strategy Officer, Naked Communications Worldwide (UK); Lucia Haslauer, Commissioning Editor, New Media & Cross-media, ZDF (DE); Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives, Tribeca Film Institute (USA); Sabine Lange, Commissioning Editor, New Media, ARTE GEIE (DE); Michael Morris, Co-Director, Artangel (UK); Andra Sheffer, Executive Director, Bell Fund & IPF (CA); Mike Stubbs, Director, FACT (UK); Lance Weiler, Co-Founder, Reboot Stories (US). Check out our website for a full list of the speakers!

But that’s not all – ticket holders will also receive an invite to the networking drinks receptions on the 7 & 8 October, where they can meet and greet the speakers of the day and the other industry guests.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get ahead of the game – head to the website for more information and to purchase tickets!

For more information contact us on +44 (0)20 3096 5290 or email info@powertothepixel.com

Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 2014