Registration is now open for IndieCade 2009: the International Festival of Independent Games, October 1-4, 2009 at multiple locations throughout Downtown Culver City, 15 minutes from Downtown L.A. IndieCade is the only independent gaming festival in the US open to the public. Organizers will present 30 independent games selected from hundreds of entries by a notable jury of game experts.
Importantly, the speakers are an all-star lineup!
Finalists in the festival exhibition include: “Papermint” from Avaloop in Austria, “Moon Stories” by Daniel Benmergui from Chile and “Gray” by Mike Boxleiter & Greg Wohlwend of the United States. Check the IndieCade web site for more finalist announcements in the coming weeks. Advance tickets are: One Day Pass: $20, Festival 4-Day Pass $50
The accompanying three-day conference includes keynotes and salons with the following featured speakers:
· Will Wright
· Keita Takahashi & Jenova Chen
· Janet Murray & Henry Jenkins
· Brenda Brathwaite
· Tracy Fullerton
· Richard Lemarchand
· Geoffrey Zatkin
· Kellee Santiago
· As well as numerous independent game developers and artists, including Ian Dallas, Eddo Stern, Chris Brandt, Daniel Benmergui.
· The event also features a gala awards ceremony and previews of indie games in development for publication including The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom.
Advance purchase Conference Day Pass is: $150; Conference Full Pass: $235; Full Pass with VIP Events: $290. See web site for other discounted rates.