Develop Conference Launches £10k Pitch Competition for Game Developers
The Develop in Brighton conference have launched a live pitch competition for game developers to grab £10,000 each to develop a high-impact pitch for their game to help secure a distribution platform and funding.
Launched in partnership with the Wellcome Trust, developers are invited to apply for a spot at the live pitch at the event on Wednesday 10 July 2013. Development funds can be used to develop a game prototype, demo or mood reel.
The organisers are looking for,
"The ideas for your game need to draw on or be inspired by contemporary or historical biological or medical science in an innovative and accessible way. The games can be developed for any mass-appeal genre, platform or business model."
Those successful will pitch their game ideas to a panel of publishers and funders including Wellcome Trust, Sony XDev and crowd-funding platform Indiegogo.
Submission are open until Friday 26 April. Participating developers will be invited to receive additional pitch training ahead of the live event.
Pic (cc) Ian D.