5 Feb 2016

More and more people seek career in game development

From Nine To Noon, 9:32 am on 5 February 2016

The first students from a new game development accelerator programme are set to take their new game to market.The programme is run by Auckland's Media Design School - which offers teritary qualifications in creative and digital technology including  Game Art, game programming, 3D Animation and Visual Effects.

A group of students are chosen for the accelerator programme, which provides industry mentorship to help them to take a game prototype or concept to market  

Among those students is Claire Barilla, she and 4 others created the company, Itsfine, to developed a game called Split, which has been greenlit by the online gaming market Steam.

The President of the New Zealand Game Developers Association, Stephen Knightly also spoke with Kathryn.