Taking place over two full days, the first ever Guildford.Games Festival will provide industry professionals with the opportunity to learn from Guildford’s best and brightest, and will also showcase exceptional local talent to families and consumers, inspiring the next generation of games makers.
Aimed at games businesses, developers, publishers, investors, and University students, this day will deliver a series of conference talks, workshops, and an expo. The talks will feature both local and international industry speakers sharing their knowledge and experiences of what it’s like to work, live, and make games in Guildford.
Made in Guildford: Lessons from shaping the Hollywood of Games
Business Support for the Games Industry
Innovation in Guildford
Working In Guildford: Personal Experiences on What Makes Guildford Great
Game Makers: Playing with Perceptions
Game Futures: Global Game Scene
Games Culture: culture, leadership, and management
Games Tech in Guildford and How It Shapes the World
There will also be career advice sessions and workshops for existing and prospective professionals, professional business mentoring sessions for small studios, advice on securing investment, 1-2-1 business meetings curated via on online matchmaking service, and a games expo for modern local studios to showcase their work.Register for the industry day
Free entry, doors open 10am - 5pm
Aimed at school age children, University students, parents and careers, the local public, and people interested in careers in the games industry, the second day of the festival is free to attend and is all about fun! Highlights on the day will include:
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Programme subject to change.