Magazine article Screen International

Power to the Pixel Unveils Latin America Focus

Magazine article Screen International

Power to the Pixel Unveils Latin America Focus

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Power to the Pixel has announced the delegation of 48 producers, financiers and commissioners set to attend Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum (Oct 13-16) - held as part of the 59th BFI London Film Festival (Oct 7-18)

Leading the Latin American delegation are funds INCAA (Mexico), IMCINE (Mexico) and RioFilme (Brazil).

Each fund brings with them a group of production companies, executives and media experts will participate in the Conference (Oct 13), Pixel Market Finance Forum (Oct 14), Pixel Market Meetings (Oct 15) and the annual Think Tank (Oct 16).

Other partners of the delegation are ABPITV, the Brazilian TV Producers Association, leading Latin American entertainment lawyer, Cesnik Quntino & Salinas and Brazilian co-production specialist, Filmcup Institute.

The British Council have also supported the attendance of 16 producers and company representatives working in cross-platform and interactive media innovation from across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and Uruguay.

Participants of the Focus include:

* Carina Schulze, CEO, Chatrone (Book of Life);

* Natalí Schejtman, exec producer, Canal Encuentro (Primal);

* Jaime Romandía, producer, Fotosintesis Media (Reygadas, Heli)

* Fernando Salem, director, El Perro En El Luna (The Amazing Journey of Zamba);

* Pablo Aristizabal, creator, IDoTainment Transmedia of Iberoamerica (Aula365).

Participating National Fund heads include Manoel Rangel, president of the National Cinema Agency in Brazil (ANCINE); Claudia Triana de Vargas, exec director of Proimágenes in Colombia; and Jorge Sánchez Sosa, exec director of The Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE).

PIXEL MARKET PROJECTS

Six participants attending with a selected Pixel Market project will also be presented in a special panel at The Pixel Market Finance Forum on Oct 14. They include:

* Baquaqua - Journey Towards Freedom Marcos Ferreira, mobCONTENT (BR)

* Hawc: Apparent Horizon Manuel Alcalá, PROYECTA (MX)

* Según Roxi (According To Roxi) Lucas Mirvois, La Maldita ® Entertainment (AR)

* Siesta Fernando Salem, El Perro en la Luna (AR)

* The Angel In The Clock Jaime Romandía, Miguel Angel Uriegas & Mariano Vives, Fotosintesis Media (MX)

* The Interactive Adventures Of Dog Mendonça And Pizzaboy Martina Santoro, OKAM STUDIO (AR)

LATAM PARTICIPANTS

BCA = British Council Award

ARGENTINA

INCAA supported

* Pablo Aristizabal, CEO, A365 Studios

* Nicolas Dalmasso, Advisor, Incaa

* Damian Kirzner, Founder, Mediamorfosis

* Lucas Mirvois, Partner & Creative Director, La Maldita (BCA)

* Maria-Laura Ruggiero, Founder, Seirenfilms

* Fernando Salem, Director El Perro En El Luna

* Martina Santoro, Founder & CEO, Okam (BCA)

* Ana Clara Tortone, Producer, Beto

Others

* Alejandro Schejtman, Executive Producer-Interactive Projects, Canal Encuentro

* Alejandro Marano, Executive Director, Construir. …

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