SQ applications now open for travel support to attend Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX


SQ applications now open for travel support to attend Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX

Screen Queensland (SQ) will support a delegation of Queensland games developers to attend this year’s Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX in Melbourne in October 2018.

SQ will provide funding to assist up to 10 local games practitioners to attend Australia’s premier game development conference GCAP from 23-24 October 2018 and PAX from 26-28 October 2018. Both are on at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Funding can be used to support the costs of event registration, travel and accommodation. Funding for game developers launching a game at PAX will also be considered. Please note funding is capped at AUD1000 per person or AUD1500 for group applicants.

This funding is aimed to support Queensland games developers, boosting the profile of the local industry and its ability to connect Australia-wide and internationally.

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

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at https://screenqueensland.smartygrants.com.au/gcap2018 by 5.00pm (AEST) Tuesday, 11 September 2018

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Applications will be assessed on SQ’s standard Market Funding 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 | content@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.

About PAX:

PAX brings together exhibitors ranging from AAA publishers and developers behind the latest blockbuster games, to the innovative indie teams disrupting the industry.