Screen Queensland to Support Local Games Practitioners to attend Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP)


Screen Queensland (SQ) is proud to announce an initiative to support a delegation of Queensland games developers to attend this year’s Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP).

SQ – as a sponsor of GCAP 2016 – will provide additional funding to assist up to 10 local games practitioners to attend Australia’s premier game development conference from the 1 – 2 November 2016 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Funding will cover event registration plus a contribution towards travel and accommodation for the duration of the conference and is designed to support Queensland games developers, boosting the profile of the local industry and its ability to connect Australia-wide and internationally.

Please note the grant will be capped at $1,000 AUD.

This opportunity – part of Screen Queensland’s commitment to growing a successful games industry in the state – will enable successful applicants to engage with industry experts and market players.

> Applications open: 5.00pm (AEST) today, Tuesday 4 October 2016

> Applications close: 5.00pm (AEST) Friday 14 October 2016

HOW TO APPLY

For details on how to apply, as well as a list of application materials required, CLICK HERE and go to the ‘GCAP Program’.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Applications will be assessed on SQ’s standard Travel & Marketing criteria with a focus on building the careers and projects of Queensland games practitioners.

For all enquiries, please contact SQ at +61 7 3248 0500 | DandP@screenqld.com.au

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About GCAP:

Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier game development conference, focusing specifically on skills development, addressing industry trends and international business matching. GCAP delivers thought-provoking, creative and innovative sessions covering programming, art, design, management and more, from leaders in the local and international game development industry.

GCAP is a community-driven event that focuses on the needs of the Australian game development industry. The conference brings together game developers, publishers, investors, educational institutions, media and key industry players from across Australia and the world to discuss the rapidly changing development and distribution ecosystem and identifies the opportunities for developers of all sizes in the global video games market.

Now in its tenth year, GCAP has evolved to become the leading event for Australian game developers. It is an opportunity for developers to network, collaborate and share their thoughts and ideas.

GCAP is hosted by the Game Developers’ Association of Australia.  For more information, visit: gcap.com.au