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Queensland Games Festival 2024 WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS
22 Jun
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2024 WORKSHOPS

Gameloft Studios Brisbane present “Gameloft Creative Kids”
Join Gameloft Brisbane’s very own Gamelofters in the Graffiti Room for creative hands-on activities created by the studio’s Art team for kids of all ages. Meet and chat with the artists behind the multi-award-winning titles; My Little Pony: Mane Merge and The Oregon Trail.

ALL AGES
10AM – 12PM
FREE

Local Games Industry legends present “So you have an idea for a game … no what?!
This workshop is designed for High School students (Aged 13-17) who are considering careers in the games industry. This workshop will give valuable insights from game industry veterans on the creation of new ideas and how they are pitched.

Outcomes of the session include:

  • Understanding of effective communication and collaboration practices within the industry.
  • Critical thinking about game features and mechanics to help anchor your idea.
  • Critical thinking about what the hooks are in your idea to help get people’s attention.
  • Being able to create and present an idea to your peers. Each attendee will be supported to workshop and pitch their own idea within the session.
  • Tips on breaking into the industry, and how you can be upskilling now.
  • Understanding Higher Education, and work placement opportunities available in SE QLD.

These sessions will be run by Dan Vogt, Scott West, and Sean Druitt, who have accumulated over 50 years’ experience in the games industry and have pitched, created, and launched countless titles throughout their careers.

AGES 13–17
TIMES: 12.30PM – 2PM + 2.30PM – 4PM
FREE

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OTHER ACTIVITIES

Emerging Developers Room (Park Mezzanine – 11.00am-1.00pm | 2.00pm – 4.00pm)
Are you an emerging developer, game design student, or solo dev who would love to chat with an industry mentor?  Do you have a portfolio or resume, but you have no idea whether it would get you work in the industry? Come along to the Emerging Developer Room to meet some of our local experienced game developers, receive answers to your questions, and chat with our awesome Queensland game makers.

The Emerging Developers Room is supported by Gameloft Brisbane.

Industry Panel: “END GAME” (Turbine Platform – 5.00pm-6.00pm)
Join our local legends as they duke it out in a lighthearted game of trivia!

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PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES

Sat 22 Jun 2024
10:00am

VENUE

Brisbane Powerhouse

TICKETS

FREE
$0

DURATION

minutes

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Suitable for ages ALL AGES

Presented by the Brisbane International Game Developers Association (brIGDA) in partnership with the Brisbane Powerhouse
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