This week the Game Developers’ Association of Australia announced the opening of Early Bird registrations for Game Connect Asia Pacific (#GCAP14) (http://gcap NULL.com NULL.au) and the Keynote Speakers for this year’s GCAP, themed ‘Shakespeare Wrote Hits’.
Keynoting this year are Siobhan Reddy, Rami Ismail and Barry Meade.
Siobhan is the Studio Director of Media Molecule (http://www NULL.mediamolecule NULL.com/), creators of Little Big Planet.
Rami is the Founder, Strategic Director and Developer of Vlambeer (http://www NULL.vlambeer NULL.com/), creator of a number of titles including Ridiculous Fishing – the winner of Apple’s Game of the Year in 2013.
Barry has a AAA background, having spent five years as a Senior Artist at Criterion Games (EA) and has now set up shop as Fireproof Studios (http://www NULL.fireproofstudios NULL.com/).
The GDAA are accepting speaker applications until close of business on Friday 25 July. If you’re considering speaking you can find all the speaker submission details at the GDAA website. (http://gdaa NULL.com NULL.au/gcap-14-call-for-speakers)
Early Bird registrations for GCAP are now open (http://www NULL.trybooking NULL.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary NULL.aspx?eid=93968&embed=93968), and you can get if you’re an IGDAM regular you can email giselle at igdamelbourne dot org for a 10% discount code which is applicable to all passes except Student passes.
Phew! That’s a lot of information for a rather small post. I think I’ll mention the Australian Game Developer Awards in a separate post, in the meantime, get those speaker submissions in and happy Friday!