The SGDA gears up for the future

Strengthened Romandie representation, Philomena Schwab elected as first vice-president – results of the General Assembly 2018 of the Swiss Game Developers Association On October 20th, the General Assembly of the Swiss Game Developers Association took place at the Impact Hub in Bern. The assembly reviewed the ongoing excellence of Swiss studios, its pioneering spirit with … Read more

Junior Swiss Game Award: the submissions are open!

Once again, the SGDA partners with the GameZfestival for the award ceremony of the Junior Swiss Game Awards. Pupils, apprentices and young adults of age 21 or younger (you can participate if you are 21 or younger) living in Switzerland or Liechtenstein can submit a game. Submission form: https://www.sgda.ch/en/junior-award-submission/ Deadline: Sunday, October 14, 2018, 23:59 The award ceremony … Read more

Swiss Game Academy 2018

From 23 to 28 July, the Swiss Game Academy will take place in Fribourg, organised by the Swiss Game Center in cooperation with the SGDA. The Academy is a one-week course in which participants can learn about the exciting professions of game development. They will also develop a game in teams. Dates: 23-28 July 2018, Haute … Read more

Enter the Game: Successful first edition of the career conference

The first edition of the new career conference «Enter the Game» – a cooperation between the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) and SGDA – was a success. Among the speakers were representatives of schools such as EPAC, SAE, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Digital Ideation), and the Zurich University of the … Read more

Forward Festival: SGDA with talks about interactive storytelling at the new festival for creativity and innovation

The SGDA has partnered with the Forward Festival, a cultural event promoting creativity and innovation. The SGDA presents a talk with OZWE and Sycoforge, two Swiss game studios at the forefront of the development of VR games. They will talk about the creative process involved in the production of their projects as well as the importance … Read more

SGDA at the UPC expert roundtable: «Culturally valuable: The Swiss gaming landscape between politics, science and business»

UPC will be hosting and live streaming a roundtable focusing on the topic of the Swiss game industry. The guests are experts in their relative fields: Matthias Sala, President of the Swiss Game Developers Association SGDA and founder of Studio Gbanga, Vinzenz Kögler, former President of the Swiss Esports Federation, Sylvain Gardel, responsible for Culture & … Read more