Liz ROSENTHAL POWER TO THE PIXEL
| Founder & CEO
An early advocate and pioneer of cross-media, digital distribution and filmmaking, Liz is a digital film and media expert. She is Founder and CEO of Power the Pixel, a company that supports the film and media industries in their transition to a digital age. PttP specialises in advising and training international businesses and content creators to create, finance and distribute stories and engage with audiences across multiple platforms.
PttP organises the annual Cross-Media Forum in association with The BFI London Film Festival, connecting the film and media industries with key innovators and businesses, pioneering new models of storytelling, finance and distribution. The forum is a conference, a think tank and the first dedicated cross-media project marketplace, The Pixel Market. PttP also runs the Pixel Lab, a leading project-focused business course for developing European cross-media properties.
Power to the Pixel’s clients and partners, past and present, include: ARTE; BAFTA; BBC, BBH; Berlin Film Festival; BFI; Canada Media Fund; Cannes Film Festival (Marché du Film); EAVE; EU MEDIA Programme; Edinburgh Film Festival; IFP; Nordisk Film & TV Fond; Orange; Telefilm Canada; UK Film Council.
Liz has advised many international media organisations including the UK Film Council, where she was Digital Strategy Advisor, and is regularly invited to speak at international conferences and film festivals, including Berlin, Cannes, Rotterdam, London, Edinburgh, TEDx transmedia.
She was the Programme Director of Digimart, The Global Digital Distribution Summit in Montreal, founder of production company Earthly Delights Films, and set up and ran the UK office for Next Wave Films (a company of the Independent Film Channel, USA) from 1998 to 2002, pioneer in the production, finance and sales of low budget features and digital filmmaking.
Steven GRISALES RHAYUELA CINE
After many years of being a bond trader in international financial markets decided to follow his dream becoming a filmmaker and a storyteller. Joining Rhayuela Cine as producer and partner he has executive produce the feature films ¨GARCIA¨ and El PARAMO. He has produced the short film ¨LOVE¨, music videos, several T.V. SPOTS for mayor brands in Latin America and filed produce the Documentary ¨HAGAMOS QUE SALGA EL SOL¨ for Shakira´s foundation He is creator of the transmedia format BUENVENTURA MON AMOUR showcase at MIPCUBE (Best Digital Cases From Around the World section) 2012 in Cannes. Winner of the Reed MIDEM award at Rio Content Market Lab.
About Rhayuela Cine
Rhayuela is one of the most renowned audiovisual production companies in Colombia. We have 16 years of experience the in TV. Spots & music videos market, shooting for mayor clients and brands all over Latin America.
Our film and content division already released, 2 feature films “GARCIA¨ (black comedy) ¨EL PARAMO¨ (Psychological Thriller) sold worldwide by WILD BUNCH. We present the multiplatform transmedia format ¨BUENAVENTURA MON AMOUR¨ that won the Reed MIDEM award at RioContent Market Lab 2012 in Rio de Janerio and its going to be presented during MIP CUBE 2012 in Cannes in the ¨Best Digital Cases From Around The World¨ section.
Tiffany ST JAMES Executive Director of British Interactive Media Association
Tiffany St James is a Social Media Strategist, Trainer and Speaker. For the past decade, through her agency, Stimulation Ltd, she has been embedding digital and social media practices in organisations worldwide. She is the former Head of Public Participation for the UK, founding member of The Speaker’s Advisor Council on Public Engagement, an Executive Director of The British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) and a member of the Rewired State Strategy Board. Her clients include Channel 4, The Guardian, TalkTalk and Microsoft. She is a speaker on technology and social business for BIMA, Gartner, Channel 4 and Google.