Paris-based transmedia event Cross Video Days opened its doors for the fourth time last week to present some 35 multi-platform projects from across Europe.
The two-day event — this year unfolding in the historic Warehouse and General Stores exhibition and industrial park on the outskirts of Paris — combined a pitching market with a series of conferences on the latest developments in the cross-media domain.
”Some 350 projects from 34 countries were submitted,” said Bruno Smadja, founding CEO of MobilEvent, the body behind the meeting.
Pitched projects ranged from Danish, online sci-fi game and drama Cloud Chamber, to the timely, Belgian web-doc Geek Politics, examining the world of hackers; to the German pre-school targeted, educational work Milli, about a snail discovering the world.
“Our philosophy from the start has been to present a real mix, so we’ve got youth-focused projects, politically engaged