THE PIXEL LAB 2012: Last call for applications!

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity, apply now for Power to the Pixel’s leading cross-media course – The Pixel Lab – beginning in July, just outside Berlin.

The Pixel Lab is a unique, project-focused business development course open to European media professionals, with teaching from the top international practitioners and innovators working in the cross-media space.

Learn how to create, finance and distribute stories that can span film, interactive, live event, mobile, gaming, TV, publishing, online.

Future-proof project development, company growth and increase your competitiveness in the international multi-platform marketplace!

Power to the Pixel will select up to 40 European producers, storytellers, filmmakers, creatives, decision-makers, executives to attend an immersive six-day residential workshop from 1-7 July 2012. Producers can apply with or without a cross-media project. Projects can be fiction or non-fiction.

Selected project producers also receive distance mentoring over the summer and benefit from a final workshop in London from 15–18 October 2012 encompassing:

pitch presentation training

free accreditation to PttP’s Cross-Media Forum

project presentations to international media industry guests

business meetings with financiers and potential partners.

This year’s tutors include Michel Reilhac, Executive Director ARTE France Cinéma (FR), Nuno Bernardo, CEO & Producer, beActive (PORT), Lance Weiler, Founder, Workbook Project (USA).  See full list of tutors confirmed so far for 2012.

See past participants from 2010 and 2011 including Oscar®, Emmy and Webby award-winners.


ARTE France is offering €1,250 for up to 3 French participants.

Power to the Pixel is offering additional bursaries – please see application form for details. Financial assistance is also possible through various regional funding bodies, a selection of which can be found on our website.

Application deadline is 30 March 2012 18.00 BST.

The Pixel Lab is supported by the Media Programme of the European Union, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, TorinoFilmLab, Skillset via its Film Skills Fund, ARTE.

About Power to the Pixel

Power to the Pixel supports the film and media industries in their transition to a digital age. Headed by Founder & CEO, Liz Rosenthal and COO & Producer, Tishna Molla, the company’s London team has a wealth of experience and expertise across film and cross-media development, production and finance, and is linked to a unique network of the leading thinkers, practitioners and innovators who are developing new business and creative opportunities around the world.

Power to the Pixel’s clients and partners, past and present include: ARTE; BAFTA; BBH; Berlin Film Festival; BFI; Canada Media Fund; Cannes Film Festival (Marché du Film); EAVE; Edinburgh Film Festival; IFP; Nordisk Film & TV Fond; Orange; Téléfilm Canada; TorinoFilmLab; UK Film Council.