Nordic Game Jam 2017, 21-23 April in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Nordic Game have announced that a leg of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest tour the will take place on 21 April* at the event. The winner will earn a place in the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Finals at this year’s Nordic Game conference, 17-19 May in Malmö, Sweden.
Are you going to Nordic Game Jam, and do you have a game project which deserves to be discovered? Building on 14 years of running major successful events in the games industry, including several live-pitching events, selection processes and support systems, Nordic Game has launched the Nordic Game Discovery Contest – an exciting, competitive challenge, where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events in several countries.
The deadline for submissions is 31 March, so head here to read more about how to apply!
*Please note that attending the Nordic Game Discovery Contest will only give you access to the Nordic Game Jam venue on Friday, 21 April and not the entire Nordic Game Jam event.
About Nordic Game Jam
Nordic Game Jam allows everyone to join and make games in 48 hours. It is the biggest video game industry event in Denmark and one of the largest game jams in the whole world – jamming since 2006!
Learn more about Nordic Game Jam at nordicgamejam.org.
About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
The Nordic Game Discovery Contest debuted at the Day Zero pre-event of the Northern Game Summit (6-7 October 2016) in Kajaani, Finland. The tour continued at Konsoll 2016 in Bergen, Norway and at Sweden Game Conference in Skövde, Sweden.
Winners from Kajaani, Bergen and Skövde (as well as following stops on the premiere NGDC tour) will earn a place in the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Finals at Nordic Game 2017, 17-19 May in Malmö, Sweden.
NGDC wild cards
Are you not attending our partner events? Fear not. Our online submission for a wild card seat at the NGDC Finals will be announced very soon. Stay tuned!
The Nordic Game Discovery Contest is sponsored by Nordisk Film Games, GamesIndustry.biz and Nordic Game Ventures. NGDC partner events include Northern Game Summit, Konsoll, Sweden Game Conference, Nordic Game Jam, Reboot Develop and Quo Vadis.
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About Nordisk Film
Nordisk Film is a leading Nordic entertainment company, distributor of Sony PlayStation products in the region and part of Egmont. Nordisk Film – Games is a new unit investing in Nordic game studios.
Learn more about Nordisk Film – Games at www.nordiskfilm.com.
About Nordic Game Ventures
Nordic Game Ventures wants to grow great companies and secure future jobs while profiting from the greatest Nordic export industry success in ages, the games industry. Nordic Game Ventures is founded by ten Nordic games entrepreneurs and gamer entrepreneurs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Learn more about Nordic Game Ventures at nordicgameventures.com.