September 29, 2008

GDC Canada Announced

San Francisco, Calif. -­ Think Services' Game Group has entered into a partnership with Reboot Communications to present Game Developers Conference (GDC) Canada in association with New Media BC's Vancouver Digital Week in May 2009. 
In response to Canada's important role in the international game development landscape, the GDC has committed to bringing a conference focused on fostering critical information exchange, creating connections, and stimulating creativity. Building on the success of the Vancouver International Game Summit, GDC Canada will feature global perspectives on cross-discipline and cross-platform content, with an eye to serving the increasingly significant Canadian games business sector.

The first Vancouver Game Summit, dedicated to bringing the Canadian sector international perspectives on developing games for the new generation of consoles, took place in 2007. For the past two years, the Summit has served an audience of programmers, artists, game designers, producers, and studio leads. 
GDC Canada will retain the focus of serving developers, and promises to bring GDC-quality conference content through top-tier speakers offering fresh viewpoints.
Vancouver Digital Week, organized by New Media BC, is an immersive week of innovative programming and partnership opportunities for the digital media industry that features top minds from around the globe. Participants gain access to international business match-making, "big picture" conference sessions on the latest trends and markets in digital media, high-level seminars for creators, designers, and producers, and vibrant networking parties.