Indie Filmmaker's Guide to Cross Media II

12.02.2013 - Peter de Maegd, Tishna Molla, Caspar Sonnen

    Interactivity and Participation - Engaging 21st Century Audiences. Audiences are shifting effortlessly from one platform and device to the next and are actively engaged in the stories that interest them – demanding experiences that are more social and interactive. During this session, leading crossmedia producers will showcase a variety of recently launched projects designed specifically to use new platforms and formats to tell stories that satisfy this growing trend of interactive and participatory audience culture.


    Peter de Maegd

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    Independent film producer focusing on converging media. He was involved in the production and marketing of various Caviar Films releases such as DIRTY MIND, LEFT BANK and MY QUEEN KARO. With Caviar Films he developed the participative TV series THE SPIRAL which is simultaneously broadcast in eight Eureopan countries. In 2004 he founded the production company Potemkino.

    Tishna Molla

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    COO of Power to the Pixel, where she produces the annual Cross-Media Forum and The Pixel Lab. She is a guest lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London and Central St. Martin's, University of the Arts and produces her own projects through Bandit HQ, most recently DUMMY JIM (Tiger Nominee, Rotterdam Film Festival 2013).

    Caspar Sonnen

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    Dutch festival organizer and curator, specializes in new forms of cinema and media art emerging within the digital domain. He started working for the IDFA documentary festival in 2005, where he set up the online documentary channel IDFA TV and the festival’s new media program IDFA DocLab. Besides his work at IDFA, he is co-founder of Seize the Night, the annual Open Air Film Festival Amsterdam.