IGD: Nov 19th, 2016 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
International Game Day! We’re going to have a local indie showcase in addition to consoles and tabletops. Please follow this form and Register if you would like your game to be demoed this day. For More info click here…
Global Game Jam: Jan 20th to 22nd, 2017
93 Countries, 650+ locations, 48 hours. The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event with physical locations. During the worldwide event: At each site, participants gather to develop ideas, form small groups, create new, creative, innovative games, and present them to their peers and the global community, all in a limited time span. Miami will be hosting the event at the University of Miami. Friday, January 20, 2017, 6:00 PM to Sunday, January 22, 2017, 6:00 PM. Interactive Media Center – 5100 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL. Click here to find out more about the #UM #GGJ2017
GaGuCon: Jan 25th, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
GaCuCon Miami is a one-day event to celebrate all things gaming! This is the first event leading into our 4 days GaCuCon Cruise to Cozumel, Mexico. More info on the cruise and tickets on GaCuCon.com
The 2017 event takes place at Dave and Buster’s as the perfect place for those who love gaming of all types to come together.
FilmGate: February 3rd to 5th, 2017
FilmGate Interactive is a creative conference living at the intersection of storytelling and new technology. The aim is to redefine the way we conceive and share our stories, together. They celebrate visual storytellers and supporting industries through screenings, exhibits, creative labs, master classes, immersive art installations, music, and live events. FilmGate Miami is the Miami film collective hosting FilmGate Interactive and monthly events. The university of Miami will be hosting the event next February 3rd – 5th at the School of Communications. #hackingconsciouness Click here to read more.
Nick Fortugno at FilmGate: February 4th, 2017 at 2:00 pm
We are fortunate to have Nick Fortugno coming down to Miami for Filmgate Interactive, speaking on the designing for AR/MR panel on Sat @ 2 pm. He has graciously offered to speak with UM students and general UM community on “How We Play Stories.” Nick is an excellent source for ideas and direction on your creative endeavors, do not miss out on this special opportunity!