Power to the Pixel… finally in the US!

Finally Power to the Pixel debuted in the US. Too bad it is midweek 🙁

Featuring an impressive array of storytelling experts from the worlds of film, games, advertising, interactive, the IFP / Power to the Pixel Cross-Media Forum not-to-be-missed. If you can’t make it to New York, you can watch events unfold right here from the comfort of your own chair from 09.00 – 17.00 EST (that’s 14.00 – 22.00 BST) on TUESDAY 19 APRIL. Live Web cast and the site is here.

programme line-up:

9.00 9.15
INTRO

Joana Vicente, Director IFP & Liz Rosenthal, Founder & CEO, Power to the Pixel

9.1510.00
BUILDING ASPIRATIONAL STORYWORLDS – Jeff Gomez, CEO Starlight Runner

Jeff Gomez, the world’s leading producer of highly successful transmedia franchises, will forward bold ideas on how we can strengthen the interactivity of our story properties and best prepare them to succeed as we extend them across an array of media touchpoints and platforms

10.00 – 10.30
TRUTH, LIES AND STORYTELLING – Ty Montague, Founder & CEO Co-Collective

Ty will talk about the fearsome power of story, in art, in commerce, and in life

10.30- 10.40
BREAK

10.40 – 11.10
Kevin Slavin, Managing Director & Co-Founder, area/code

11.10 – 11.40
EXTENDING YOUR STORY – Andrea Phillips, Writer & Games Designer

Moving from single-media to transmedia storytelling requires a new mindset and a new creative process. Andrea walks you through the possibilities and pitfalls

11.40 – 12.10
I’M A TRANSMEDIA WHAT? – Brian Clark, CEO GMD Studios
Brian Clark will walk you through the history of innovation that 21st century indie storytellers have inherited

12.10 – 12.30
PLAYING WELL TOGETHER: STORY & TECHNOLOGY IN WIRED.COM’S
NEBULA
From Wired.com – Evan Hansen, Editor-in-Chief; Shannon Perkins, Editor of Interactive News Technologies; Annaliza Savage, Head of Video & Multimedia Editor

12.30 – 13.10
LUNCH

13.10 – 13.40
CASE STUDY: AFTERWORLD
Adam Sigel: Writer, Producer & Content Strategist

13.40 – 14.10
CASE STUDY: PANDEMIC 1.0

Lance Weiler: Story Architect & Founder The WorkBook Project

14.10 – 14.40
CASE STUDIES OF INTERACTIVE DOCUMENTARIES

NFB Canada has become renowned for its portfolio of innovative, interactive documentary stories that explore world topics through an artistic lens. Hugues Sweeney presents a series of the projects featured on their platforms NFB.ca/interactive/  ONF.ca/interactif

14.40 – 14.50
BREAK

14.50 – 15.20
CASE STUDY: VALEMONT: A TRANSMEDIA EXPERIENCE

Transmedia producer Nina Bargiel will take you through the process of creating and running this award-winning experience

15.20 – 16.00
PRODUCER/FINANCE PANEL

Lance Weiler, Story Architect & Founder, The WorkBook Project;  Hugues Sweeney, Senior Producer of Interactive Production, NFB Canada;  Ingrid Kopp, New Media Consultant Tribeca Film Institute New Media Fund
MODERATOR: Scott Macaulay, Editor, Filmmaker Magazine

CROSS-MEDIA PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

16.00 – 16.20
The Lost Children
presented by Mark Harris. Writer/Director (USA)

16.20 – 16.40
Ken Brady Now
presented by Aina Abiodun, Producer/Director (USA)

16.40 – 17.00
Process
presented by James Milward, Executive Producer & Founder Secret Location (CAN)

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