Elemented wins ARTE Prize at Power to the Pixel
by Naman Ramachandran
- The Plunder, CodeGirl, The Angel in the Clock and Obscurcia amongst other winners
Elemented by Emily Paige is the winner of the ARTE International Pixel Market Prize at the recently concluded Power to the Pixel event held in conjunction with the 59th BFI London Film Festival. The project, pitched at The Pixel Market Finance Forum is an animated web series about science, intrigue and adventure on a new planet.
The POV Pixel Market Prize for the best interactive non-fiction project was won by producer Rosie Garthwaite (Mediadante) and director May Abdalla (Anagram) for their transmedia project about the looting and destruction of ancient cultural history in Syria and Iraq, The Plunder.
CodeGirl, an interactive graphic novel that explores coding, by writer and producer John Benton of Love8 Media, won the IFP Pixel Market Prize. Jaime Romandía, Miguel Angel Uriegas and Mariano Vives of Fotosíntesis Media in Mexico won the Cinekid Pixel Prize for Best Children’s Project for The Angel in the Clock, an animation project about a girl who wants to stop time.
The winner of The Pixel Lab 2015 was Jean-Philippe Thivet for Obscurcia, A Transmedia Fiction.