All programming will take place in and around New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th avenues, in New York City). Click here for a PDF of the Festival schedule. Disclaimer: Programming and speakers will be added and updated until the Festival. Speakers are subject to change. Final line-up will be available a week prior to the Festival.
Event Themes
  • Game Making
    Covering the craft and practice of making games, such as design, development, publishing and distribution.
  • Learning
    Programmed in collaboration with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, an independent research and innovation lab that focuses on the challenges of educating children in a rapidly changing media landscape.
  • Social Impact
    Demos, presentations and case studies at the intersection of social concerns, impact and games.
  • General
June 17Monday
June 18Tuesday
June 19Wednesday