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Friday, October 6 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Game Jam the Movie

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12 Teams / 48 Hours / 1 Grand Prize... 

Over 60 indie developers competed in an intense 48 hour competition to create a complete game from scratch. The film follows their progress from the concept stage to completion and joins the winners in their prize trip toIndieCade where they pitched their final product. This new and independent documentary is a must see film for anyone interested in games and game development.

Game Jam The Movie is a compelling behind the scenes look at the world of independent gaming developers. Join us as we follow the lightning-fast video game development process over the course of a 2 day long "game jam" sponsored by tech moguls. The time crunch and challenges these aspiring game developers face while attempting to build a playable game under the wire, is motivated by their hope to win the grand prize...a VIP all expenses paid trip to the IndieCade International Festival of Independent Games, where they may have the opportunity to showcase their games and meet industry titans...

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Susan Gold

Susan Gold (@goldfile) is the creator of the much loved Global Game Jam, the annual event that brings together game developers from around the world. Susan is working on launching GGJ NEXT, a game jam and curriculum for young creators. Susan's work fosters creativity, nurtures growth... Read More →

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Scott Conditt

Game Jam: The Movie Co-Director Scott Conditt enjoys combining his favorite mediums, film and gaming, through his creative partnership in CineForge Media. He enjoys structuring story, being a hands-on writer/producer and collaborative director, as well as adding polish to projects... Read More →
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Andy Powers

Andy Powers is a coach, coder, business builder, andentrepreneurial philanthropist.  Inspired by the presence of bigproblems and inevitability of simple solutions, he has spent hiscareer designing the future. Hes an avid basketball fan and at anearly age played at a very high level... Read More →
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Ben Reichert

Game Jam: The Movie Producer Ben Reichert started off in the international public policy world and transitioned into the video game industry six years ago. Since then he's assisted with the launch of 14 video games, launched an incubator program through it company, Game CoLab, that... Read More →
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John Wisniewski

Game Jam: The Movie Cast member: John Wisniewski, Terrasect Team, Game Loot-N-ScootAfter his military career, John decided to go for the dream of making video games. He met the Terrasect team while attending university. Together the team has been apart of several game jams and have... Read More →

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