It all starts with a story. Pixel & Pebble believes that engaging, compelling stories can set a ripple-effect in motion the way nothing else can. A story, thoughtfully and beautifully crafted, can make waves.
A filmmaking duo and creative boutique, Pixel & Pebble takes a story-first approach to every production and every creative choice along the way. Sparking imagination and exploration through whimsical adventures. Shining light on true stories of courage. Spotlighting brands that make a difference. When stories unfold, little things make ripples.
Livia Beasley, Creative Producer, Writer, Pebble Skipper
LIVIA BEASLEY will do anything to make her toddler laugh. When she’s not opera singing like a fancy monkey, she’s developing, writing, and producing some of the best children’s content on the market. In addition to producing award winning projects for Sesame Workshop and writing and show running the new Highlights Hangout podcast, Livia has written, produced, and developed media for clients across the children’s media landscape, including Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Sprout, PBS, Baby First TV, Out of the Blue, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mother Goose Club, Fisher Price, and Amazon. Livia is also the founder of the premier national industry organization, CHILDREN’S MEDIA ASSOCIATION, where she continues to sit on CMA’s Board of Directors. Livia has recently launched PIXEL & PEBBLE, a development and production boutique focused on prosocial and children’s media. In 2014, PIXEL & PEBBLE won the prestigious Redeemer Presbyterian’s Entrepreneurship Initiative Business Plan Competition for gospel-centered business ventures. Livia is one half of the song-writing team Barefoot Walking and a nursery room volunteer at HillSong Montclair. She is also a happy wife of her filmmaking partner and a joyful mom of their supremely sparkly toddler.
Corey (Snyder) Beasley, Technical Director, Filmmaker, Pixel Wrangler
A filmmaker with disciplines in cinematography, visual effects, and editing, COREY (SNYDER) BEASLEY leads the technical and visual side of PIXEL & PEBBLE. Corey began his career in post production in Texas, working for high end companies including ReelFX. In 2008, Corey moved to New York to further his filmmaking career, where he has since created well over 50 docs, short films, music videos, web series, and corporate videos all soup to nuts. Corey has created visual effects for numerous commercials and television series including Blacklist, Preacher, Mr. Robot, Luke Cage, Punisher, and The Tick. Corey has run camera for commercials and series including Oddities, Truck Stop Missouri, BallBoys, and This Old House. Corey has a technical background in production running lighting and a vast array of cameras and in post production, editing and visual effects using Premiere, Final Cut, Avid, After Effects, Cinema 4D, and Nuke.
Livia Beasley: An original mind, cross-pollinated with honed creative skills, and driven by a genuine dedication to the kid audience. Well known and well loved by all in the children’s media community, she is poised for genuine success.
– Amy Friedman, SVP, Universal Kids
Livia has an ultra rare combination of get-it-done organizational skill and unbridled, imaginative creativity… She’s a star, and her work has driven and will continue to drive the kids’ media industry.
– Lucas Mills, Writer, Nickelodeon
She really loves creating positive, uplifting, original creative programming for kids. I have no doubt that, when given the support, Livia will accomplish some very positive, very good things … especially for the next generation of children.
– Lisa O’Brien, VP, Original Programming, Sprout
I had the privilege of meeting Livia Beasley as she kicked off her first non-profit organization, Women in Children’s Media (now CMA). Livia’s vision, determination and undying persistence nurtured, loved and willed that organization (and its members!) to success. She is a true leader!
– Claire Curley, SVP of Franchise Animation, Nickelodeon
I have never met anybody in my 20 years of production that has more energy or enthusiasm for what they do than Livia. Livia is also very creative and a super human.
– Carl Adams, Partner and Director of Development, Clambake Animation
She really cares about kids and the beautiful work she does comes so naturally that you have little doubt that it is what she was put on this earth to do.
– Jordan Geary, Director of Development, Sesame Workshop
Her infectious passion inspires others, enabling her to bring together teams and create imaginative content and powerful communities.
– Dave Schlafman, Design Manager of Interactive Originals, Dreamworks