29-31 January 2016
Book the dates already now! As every year the last weekend of January is the Global Game Jam weekend, so clear your calendar and come prepared! We will create games and have fun together!
Plovdiv Game Jam is open to anyone interested in video games - professional, students or just people with talent! The idea behind the event is to get together a mix of people with different backgrounds, interests and skills, and motivate them to work together on an idea - to plan and execute the concept in 48 hours. Just for the sake of the challenge!
Plovdiv Gam Jam is part of Global Game Jam (GGJ) - the world's largest game jam event. In Bulgaria, in 2016 Global Game Jam will be held in four locations – Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas and Varna. The event will be live streamed globally to the other Global Game Jam locations.
Plovdiv Game Jam's Program
- 12.00: Registration opens
How and why video games have become one of the best storytelling arts? Speaker: Yordan Zhelyazkov.
GROZEN ENT. - About the comics as an industry. Speaker: Sybilla Koritareva
Speakers: Georgi Dinchev, Ivaylo Koralsky, Vasil Nikolov, Maria Kamarashka. Moderator: Hellyana Velinova
- 18.40 -19.00: Announcing the official Global Game Jam theme
- 19.00 -20.00: Group Forming
- 20.00 - ?: Dinner
Concept Artist at Gameloft. Lecture „The art process in game development“
Position: Game Designer, Gameloft Bulgaria Projects: March of Heroes, Tokyo Tycoon, Zombie Infect...
Кonstantin Кanev, better known as NoThx. In his spare time he is an eSports & Gameplay commen...
Maria “Miffzy” Kamarashka is а PR & Event Manager in GplayTV. Her first contact w...
CEO at Grozen ent. Grozen ent. is a cultural organization, publishing house for comics and artboo...
Confused. Lost. Loved. Searching for something. I am a modern nomad. Witch. Sometimes I talk too ...
A person with a particular passion for the sea, received its first console when he was two years ...
30-year old sworn gamer. Played games during most of his adult life. Co-founder of the first web ...
Evangelist (Eastern Europe), Epic Games • Successful entrepreneur and reliable contractor with pr...
Yordan Zhelyazkov is a professional writer and former semi-professional PC gamer (now rehabilitat...
A freelancer graphics artist. Enough said!
Cvetomir graduated as Bachelor of Informatics at the Plovdiv University “Paisij Hilendarski...
Finished IT University of Copenhagenwith Master of Science in Information Technology. Founder &am...
He graduated from a prestigious Language High School and continued his education in Plovdiv Unive...
Finished IT University of Copenhagenwith Master of Science in Software Development. She has a mas...
Plovdiv Game Jam is an unique opportunity for local companies to support and spread the word about the Bulgarian game industry. Sponsorship money goes toward things such as logistics, marketing, operations, and opportunities to present the games at international conferences. Our goal is to promote rapid prototyping, iterative design, collaboration and game studies while uniting the game development community in a giant experiment in creativity.
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