DigiBC Presents Made in BC - An Entertainment Showcase in Victoria

04 May 2016
1:00pm - 9:30pm PDT

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DigiBC Presents...

Made in BC - An Entertainment Showcase in Victoria

 

BE AMONG THE 1ST IN BC TO TRY OUT MICROSOFT'S HOLOLENS, PLAY THE NEW IRON MAIDEN VIDEO GAME & SLIP INTO THE VIRTUAL REALITY WORLD OF "CALL OF THE STARSEED"!

DigiBC is proud to present 12 of British Columbia's interactive entertainment (IE) companies working either directly within or as companions to our video game sector.

  • Meet the individuals building these great titles and experience them yourself!
  • Play amazing games in virtual reality, augmented reality, console gaming, computer gaming & mobile gaming all built by BC interactive entertainment companies!
  • Food & refreshments!
  • Surprises!
  • And it's FREE to attend!

Where: Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria BC

When: May 4, 1-5:30PM, 7-9:30PM

The event is broken up into 2 portions:

Afternoon (1-5:30PM): All companies will be letting you try their games & VR experiences; coding classroom will be open & classes taught; networking; light refreshments available. Open to all employees working for video games, VFX, animation or tech companies; the media; educators & students interested in careers in tech.

Evening (7-9:30PM): Restricted to VIPs, senior management of tech companies & stakeholders. All companies will be demo'ing. Drinks & appetizers to be served. 

YOU MUST RSVP!

If you want to attend: email Kelsey@digibc.org and state which portion of the event you wish to attend (one or both). Please note that the evening portion of "Made in BC" event is restricted to invited guests, VIPs & senior management of tech companies.

Further details on DigiBC's "Made in BC" Event on May 4th:

CODING CLASSROOM (afternoon session only)

DigiBC is also partnering with local coding academy UME to create a coding classroom in the afternoon portion of our event! 25 students will be there learning coding lessons and showing how easy and fun it can be for BC youth to learn to program and jumpstart a career in tech or making video games!

COMPANIES CONFIRMED TO DEMO (More to Come!):

  • Electronic Arts (NHL, UFC, Plants vs Zombies)
  • Roadhouse Interactive (IronMaiden: Legacy of the Beast, Warhammer 40K: Carnage)
  • Finger Food Studios (SPHR app, upcoming HoloLens product)
  • Codename Entertainment (Crusaders of the Lost Idols)
  • Disruptive Media Publishers (Xbox and PlayStation content provider)
  • Klei Entertainment (Don't Starve, Invisible Inc)
  • East Side Games (Trailer Park Boys, Idol Paws)
  • Cloudhead Games (The Gallery: Call of the Starseed)

SOME OF THE TITLES & INNOVATION BEING DEMO'ED:

Finger Food Studios will be demoing an upcoming title on Microsoft's HoloLens platform!

 

Roadhouse Interactive will be showing their upcoming mobile RPG based on iconic heavy metal band Iron Maiden lore, Legacy of the Beast!

 

 

Cloudhead Games will transport you into the amazing VR world of The Gallery: Call of the Starseed!

Disruptive Publishers lets your creativity run wild with ease with their revolutionary software tool TAM: The Animator's Modeler!

 

Codename Entertainment will be on hand to talk about their smash hit Crusaders of the Lost Idols, and their upcoming summer release on iOS & Android devices!

 

More titles & announcements to follow!

 

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, YOU MUST RSVP!

Email Kelsey@digibc.org and state which portion (afternoon, evening or both) of the event you wish to attend. Please note that the evening portion of "Made in BC" event is restricted to invited guests, VIPs & senior management of tech companies.

 

Let's show off the great interactive entertainment that's being made in BC! Be a part of this event and celebrate with DigiBC and the industry!

04 May 2016
1:00pm - 9:30pm PDT

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