The Pixel Lab 2014: applications are now open

The Pixel Lab 2014: applications are now open

We’re now calling for applications to this year’s Pixel Lab, the leading cross—media development course for European media professionals. Now in its 5th year, The Pixel Lab helps European producers, storytellers and media professionals strengthen their ability to create, finance and distribute cross-media properties.


Through project-driven work, participants will walk away with an unrivalled understanding of multi-platform storytelling, engaging audiences  and sustainable business strategies.

This year’s tutors include CEO & producer at beActive, Nuno Bernardo (PT); games producer, writer & educator at National Film School Denmark, Thomas Howalt (DK); cross-media creative director and artistic director of Venice Biennale College, Michel Reilhac (FR); content strategist, writer & producer, Adam Sigel (USA); producer at Entre Chien et Loup, Diana Elbaum (BE). See the full list of tutors here.

All participants attend an initial six-day residential workshop at the 5-star Traube Tonbach resort, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Participants attending with a project go on to receive distance mentoring, followed by a four-day workshop including attendance at PttP’s annual Cross-Media Forum in London, October 2014.

Past participants include European funders, commissioners, film/TV/games producers, writers, story architects, interactive designers, directors, format developers, arts professionals, advertising executives, developers.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your ideas and the potential of your project, improve your business acumen and network with the who’s who from across film, TV, games, online, interactive, publishing, advertising and mobile.


Applying with a project:

Only producers/IP owners who have extensive experience of taking a creative project to market will be considered. Projects must have stories with the potential to extend across at least two platforms eg. film, games, TV, mobile, publishing, live event, social media, interactive.

Application deadline is Friday 28 March, 18:00 BST.

Please visit the website for full details and to download an application form or email with any enquiries.


The Pixel Lab is supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Medien- und Filmgesellschaft (MFG), Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund as part of a Bigger Future 2, FFA and TorinoFilmLab.