The Indie Prize, a scholarship program supported by Casual Games Association
(CGA) for the best and brightest independent game developers, is coming back to Singapore and announced that the call for submissions for Indie Prize Singapore 2017 is now open until March 20th.
The Indie Prize Singapore is the 18th edition of the international showcase of indie games that is held during Casual Connect conferences. During Casual Connect Asia 2017, which takes place May 16-18 in Singapore, 100 of the best indie games from all over the world will be featured.
The International Indie Prize scholarship and competition focuses on the up-and-coming creative force of the games industry. Across four global events every year, over 500 teams showcase their games and compete for prizes and the coveted Indie Prize crystal trophies at the Indie Prize Awards.
For each Indie Prize location, 100 or more of the best games are chosen by judges and the developers are invited to showcase their games during Casual Connect. The scholarship includes two free all-access passes to the conference, a guaranteed spot at the showcase and free accommodation for two developers during the conference at the indie hostel with other indie developers.
The criteria for submissions are:
– games must be in a playable form (10 minutes of gameplay at least)
– companies must be independent and a majority of the submitted game IP must be owned by the team
Indie Prize is a scholarship program for up-and-coming indie development teams who show promise as future leaders in the games industry. Indie Prize offers participants an opportunity to learn and network with other indie game developers and showcase their games, skillsets, and ideas to publishers and potential partners.
The Premium Developer Showcase is an upgraded option of Indie Prize for game developers who want to showcase their games in a larger space. The premium package includes two tickets, a premium listing with logo and a premium showcase location.
Launched in 2005, Casual Connect is hosted by Casual Games Association, bringing together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the gaming field to further the industry with the best learning and networking opportunities for gaming professionals.
Source: Casual Games Association