Northern Ireland Screen is inviting applications from companies to take part in The Pixel Mill’s 2019/20 programme.
Successful applicants will receive support to build their teams, market their capabilities and navigate third party relations.
KEY AIMS OF THE PIXEL MILL:
WHAT YOU GET:
Companies going through this programme will be encouraged to attract additional finance to their project either through revenue, crowd sourcing or investment.
The programme is aimed at:
Companies must provide:
KEY ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
To support the development of application materials, Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a series of short pre-start taster sessions at The Ormeau Baths, 18 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HS, Northern Ireland, and applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.
|31 January 2019||Introduction to Working with Publishers||10 am to noon|
|4 February 2019||Introduction to Commercial Game Development||2:00pm to 4pm|
|14 February 2019||Introduction to Marketing for Games||10 am to noon|
|18 February 2019||Introduction to Operations||2:00pm to 4pm|
|24 February2019||Closing deadline for receipt of applications||5:00pm|
|8 March 2019||Successful applicants notified and contracted|
|8 April 2019||2019/20 cohort move and start date|
Pre-application meetings with Northern Ireland Screen’s Interactive Executive are strongly encouraged, to arrange pre-application meeting and to attend the taster session please contact Donal Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 028 9023 2444.
Publishers and distribution partners will be invited to review projects and to feedback to developers. There will be no commitment to publish projects and partners can withdraw from the process at any time.
All applicants must submit their application documents and supporting material by Monday 4 March at 9am via email to email@example.com.
Failure to provide the requested supporting documentation will result in your application being eliminated.
To support the development of application materials, Northern Ireland Screen is hosting a series of short pre-start workshops at Northern Ireland Screen, 3rd Floor Alfred House, 21 Alfred Street, Belfast BT2 8ED and applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.
Up to 12 months free access to incubation space and facilities.
Weekly coaching to address Business, Marketing, Operating and Partner milestones.
Invitation to apply to the Northern Ireland Screen Fund to develop projects that support agreed business goals.
Pitch for platform, tech and marketing support.
Access to extensive user testing facilities to gather feedback for projects.
Opportunity to pitch for production funding of £100k through the Assembler programme.