The Game Arts International Network is hosting a number of online sessions to share information of interest to game arts organizers and curators. The format we're starting with will be a live discussion between two people, one with experience on a topic and one seeking more information on that topic, while anyone else who's interested can listen in. At the end this audience will be able to add their comments and ask questions. We will be recording these sessions and releasing them as a podcast for those who aren't available or who find out about it later.
Interviews with Chad Toprak (Freeplay, Melbourne) and Wiley Wiggins (Fantastic Fest, Austin) about why and how do they choose they games they choose for their exhibitions and festivals. GAIN did these interviews for Gameplanner, a new resource intended to help game creators plan their exhibition and networking strategy at international events, based on in-person interviews and surveys from over 50 creators across Canada. Gameplanner was supported by Ontario Creates and Canada Media Fund and is available as a downloadable PDF on our site. The Juegos Rancheros survey is here.
Lorenzo Pilia (Talk & Play, Berlin) talks to Shawn Pierre (Philly Game Mechanics, Philadelphia) about Patreons, membership dues and more.
Lorenzo's list of Patreons from game orgs: https://www.evernote.com/l/AL3_SL9jnAhFh63zWEwHw0QDx8dA2Bam22k
Rachel Weil (Juegos Rancheros, Austin), Zac Traeger (The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin) shared their experience with Shalev Moran (Printscreen Festival, Tel Aviv) and Jonatan Van Hove (Screenshake, Reykjavík).