Power to The Pixel announces full programme

POWER TO THE PIXEL ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAMME AND SPEAKER LINE-UP FOR THE CROSS-MEDIA FORUM 2013 15–18 October 2013 , BFI Southbank, London. In association with the 57th BFI London Film Festival


Join 400+ international media professionals, uncover the latest innovations, find out about the most recent projects and the who’s who of companies that are financing and working in cross-media! With audience engagement, business and cross-media and interactive innovation at its core, this is a must-attend event if you work in film, broadcast, gaming, advertising, publishing, online, mobile or the arts. The two public days open for registration are The Conference (15 Oct) and The Pixel Pitch (16 Oct).

Companies attending include: AMV  | ARTE | Base79 | BBC | Bell Fund | BFI Film Fund | Canada Media Fund | Channel 4 | Film 4 | Film Agency Wales | France Télévisions | Hypernaked | Indie Sales | Indieflix | ITVS | MediaCom | Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg | Microsoft Soho Studios | MSN UK | NFB Canada | OMDC  | PBS | Penguin | Pulse Films | Reboot Stories | Rocket Pictures | RTVE | SALT | Soda Pictures | Somethin’ Else | Telefilm Canada | The Guardian | TorinoFilmLab | Touchpress | Tribeca Film Institute | TSB |Turner Broadcasting | VICE Media Group | Vimeo | Wallimage CrossMedia | Warp Films | Xbox Entertainment Studios | Yahoo! Studio | YouTube | ZDF

The Conference – 15 October, BFI Southbank

Top international experts take to the stage to present the best new ideas around interactive story worlds, sustainable business models, audience behaviour and showcase a selection of cutting-edge projects changing the future of media. Speakers include:

  • Elan Lee Chief Design Officer, Xbox Entertainment Studios (USA)
  • Stan Douglas Artist, Filmmaker & Photographer (CA)
  • Wayne Fletcher Global Chief Strategy Officer, Naked Communications Worldwide (UK)
  • Nathan Hull Digital Product Development Director, Penguin Books (UK)
    Ingrid Kopp Director of Digital Initiatives, Tribeca Film Institute (USA)
  • Gruff Rhys Musician, Super Furry Animals (UK)


The Pixel Pitch – 16 October, BFI Southbank

Keep your finger on the pulse of what the world’s leading financiers and commissioners are on the look out for at The Pixel Pitch. Eight teams will exhibit their up-and-coming projects in front of a live audience in an attempt to win ARTE’s International Prize for The Pixel Pitch of €6,000.

Panel members include: Rosie Allimonos Head of Content Partnerships, YouTube NACE (UK); Al Brown Head of Video, VICE (UK); Nick Cohen Managing Partner & UK Head, Mediacom Beyond Advertising (UK); Anna Higgs Head of Film 4.0, Film 4 (UK);  Andra Sheffer Executive Director, Bell Fund & IPF (CA); Chris Sizemore Editorial Lead, Knowledge & Learning, BBC (UK); Jim Sommers Sr. Vice President of Content, ITVS (UK); Timo Vuorensola Director, Blind Spot Pictures (FI).

What more? There’s also plenty of networking opportunities, Q&A sessions plus free passes to the European premiere of beActive’s Collider up for grabs!

  • Hear the latest from cross-media’s pioneering professionals and digital experts
  • Discover the best new cross-media projects
  • Get the inside word from the commissioners and financiers at the forefront of innovation
  • Network with the who’s who of the media world

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get ahead of the game and score yourself a ticket now –!

For more information contact us on +44 (0)20 7535 6720 or email

The Cross-Media Forum is supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, the BFI, Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, ARTE France, the IPA, SWIM, ITVS, British Council, Creative Industries KTN, beActive, Film Agency Wales, Bastei Media, Tribeca Film Institute, Cinekid. And with the support from our Focus on Canada partners Canada Media Fund, Bell Fund, Telefilm Canada, OMDC, Merging Media. Music partner for 2013, Audio Network.



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