IGDA membership news

Q/A Interview with Kate Edwards, Executive Director of Global Game Jam

I recently ran into Kate Edwards, who was amidst several speaking and mentorship opportunities in Silicon Valley, in particular speaking on a panel about representation of culture, geography, and languages in games at the Game Global Summit. Kate Edwards, if you may not be familiar with her or her background, has decades of experience in […]

New Scholarship Opportunities Open From IGDA and AIAS

In the last week, two new rounds of scholarships for students interested in participating in the game industry have been announced, from two top-tier organizations in the games industry, the International Game Developers Association and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS). International Game Developers Association The IGDA Foundation works with several key industry […]

The 2015 IGDA Leadership Summit

2015 IGDA Leadership Summit

From IGDA.org: The International Game Developers Association Leadership Summit commenced late last Tuesday at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle, Washington (US). Since many of the Summit’s attendees had been involved in either PAX Dev or PAX Prime in the days prior, this event presented a nice second chance for additional professional development, […]

Kristina Reed, Oscar Award-Winning Co-Producer of ‘Big Hero 6,’ to Keynote IGDA Leadership Summit

In her 2015 IGDA Leadership Summit keynote address entitled “No Spectators: How Inclusivity Catalyzes Everything,” Kristina Reed will take the audience behind the scenes for the making of two Oscar-winning films, “Paperman” and “Feat,” to demonstrate how Disney Animation Studios pivoted and blossomed on a new-found axis of engagement, innovation and creativity. Attendees can expect […]