Do you seek grant funding in support of computer games, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) and other highly interactive digital content? Pro Helvetia supports projects which have potential to reach international markets with innovative and high quality content.
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia will show you best practices in how to prepare your submission for the next Call for Projects (deadline for submissions is Sept 1st 2019). You will hear from experts from industry and grant fundiing schemes, and see previous successful applicants on what makes a viable project and application package. Topics for the event will include writing/improving a business plan, writing a game design document, preparing a prototype for submission, and identifying a clear marketing strategy.
The workshop will be delivered in english. 17:00 Registration 17:15 Welcome and outline of grant criteria, purpose of scheme (Mike Reaney, Pro Helvetia) 17:30 Case Study: Jeremy Spillman of Blindflug Studios presents their successful grant application project "Airheart" 18:00 Audience Q&A with Jeremy Spillman 18:15 Break 18:30 "Packaging your Project" by Kelly Vero, freelance game designer and consultant. Topics include making your business plan, marketing strategy and preparing a prototype 18:45 Audience Q&A with Kelly Vero 19:00 Apéro / Discussions 19:30 Close of workshop