14 Pieces Displayed and Available for Auction at E3 Expo, June 13-15 in Los Angeles
WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today announced the official selections for the 2017 Into the Pixel (ITP, #IntoThePixel) collection. Established in 2004, the annual ITP art exhibit honors video game artists who continue to push the interactive entertainment art form forward. Co-produced by the ESA and AIAS, the 2017 ITP collection will be displayed during E3, the world's premier trade show for computer, video, and mobile games, from June 13-15, 2017, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
This year all 14 pieces will be auctioned off on eBay during E3 week. Proceeds from the auction will raise funds for the ESA and AIAS Foundations to support future game makers. The auction runs 5 days and begins Tuesday, June 13 at Noon PST, concluding Saturday, June 17 at Noon PST. All ITP bids can be made at the AIAS eBay page here. (* NOTE : ITP images will not appear on eBay until the live auction begins on June 13th at Noon PST.)
"The ITP collection is once again vibrant and expressive," said Patricia Lanza, ITP Jurist and Director of Talent and Content, The Annenberg Space for Photography. "It ranges from the playful to the serious. There is a wide range of styles and artistic ability, with intricate story telling - often in a single frame. It is these single frames that are presented in this collection that encompass the essence of the art."
"Into the Pixel embodies the spirit of innovation, interaction, and creativity that defines the very best of our industry," said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of ESA, the trade association that represents the US video game industry and owns and produces E3. "ESA is proud to honor and celebrate the monumental talent of our community's artists at E3 every year."
This year's Into the Pixel includes 14 key pieces selected from a variety of genres. Winners are listed below and can be found, along with images, at: www.intothepixel.com :
The 2017 ITP jurists are:
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SOURCE Entertainment Software Association (ESA)