Gaming International: GDC Pitch Night

Discover the most innovative game studios from France, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, Japan, and the US during the Game Developers Conference (GDC).

Event Details

Location

swissnex San Francisco
730 Montgomery St., San Francisco, 94111 United States

Date

March 17, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-07:00)

Cost

free

Come discover the most innovative game studios from France, Belgium, Canada, and Switzerland when the gaming stars of tomorrow converge on swissnex San Francisco during the Game Developers Conference (GDC).

Two of the most promising startups from each represented country showcase their breakthrough technologies, new game concepts, and designs. If you are a publisher, investor, distributor, or member of the media, this is your chance to uncover new trends and explore potential new business relationships.

Participating Studios

apelab

Etter

SoftKinetic

Pocket Gems

miralupa

KONGREGATE

CyberZ

Pixanima

Battle Factory

GG Factor

Toon Boom

Program

6:30 pm    doors open
7:00 pm    welcome & keynote by Kate Edwards
7:15 pm    pitches
8:00 pm    networking reception
9:00 pm    doors close

Download this PDF to read more about the program and the participating studios.

Bios

Kate Edwards

Kate EdwardsKate Edwards is the Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), appointed in December 2012. She is also the founder and principal consultant ofGeogrify, a Seattle-based consultancy for content culturalization, and a unique hybrid of an applied geographer, writer, and corporate strategist, built upon a passion for global cultures and media technologies. In the Microsoft Game Studios, she implemented a “geopolitical quality” review process and was personally responsible for identifying potential issues in all 1st party games. Since leaving Microsoft, she continues to work on games such as the Dragon Age seriesStar Wars: The Old RepublicDance Central series and Ryse.
Kate is also the founder and former chair of the IGDA’s Localization Special Interest Group, a former board member of IGDA Seattle, the co-organizer of the Game Localization Summit at GDC, and is a regular columnist for MultiLingual Computing magazine. In October 2013, Fortune magazine named her as one of the “10 most powerful women” in the game industry.

 

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