IGDA and IGDA Japan chapter have anounced that we will look for scholars to brilliant students who will be a good developer in game industry in CEDEC (Computer Entertainment Developers Conference) 2011, videogame technical conference.
CEDEC is the most largest videogame technology conference. It is very suitable for students to communicate with professional develiopers. We would like students to have much excitement there.
September 5th (Monday) stuido tour / social gathering
September 6th (Tuesday) attend to CEDEC
September 7th (Wedenesday) attend to CEDEC
September 8th (Thursday) attend to CEDEC
All scholars will be provided a regular pass in CEDEC 2011.
They will be able to join the studio tour for several conpanies in Tokyo. They will be able to see inside studio, comunication and discussion with developers.
They will be served by menters, who are game developers, and make private connections.
Q Entertainment Inc.
CyberConnect2 Co., Ltd. [Tokyo studio]
We are looking for 6 scholars from worldwide.
Please note that all expenses, including registration fees, airfare, lodging, ground transportation, chikets of social gathering (split the bill) , and insurance in Japan, will be the scholar’s responsibility.
Apply for IGDA Scholarship
If you are a student and you meet the following requirements, you are eligible to apply for the IGDA Scholarship:
・You must speak either Japanese or English
Most of lecture will be spoken in Japanese in CEDEC. There are some English speaker's and from Japanese to English interpriting sesions.
・You must be a full-time college (or similar) student and must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of the event.
・You must have a passion of entering Japanese videogame industry.
Please fill out the following questionnaire and send email to us.
your telephone number
essei ;theme is "What you want CEDCC and scholarship"（600-700 words）
Please note that the cutoff date for applications is July 28th.[1st deadline] and August 13th.[2nd deadline]. There is no following recruitments if the applicant reaches the fixed number at the first deadline.
■We need menters!
IGDA Japan chapter are looking for industry veterans to volunteer some time to serve as a mentor to a IGDA Student Scholarship recipient. We hope you will spend some time with scholars, and answer questions of game development, provide career advice, introduce them to your industry friends, and just generally make the scholar's experience more valuable.
Here's what you'd need to commit to: Spend at least 1-hour each day (September 5 to 8) with students.
If you would like to volunteer to be a mentor, please email us with the following information before August 12th.
Years active in the industry
Current game title
mobile phone number
SNS address (if possible)
How much time you are willing to commit to assisting an IGDA scholar
Preferred language (Japanese, English or both)
Note that menters will be not provided CEDEC passes.
IGDA Japan chapter is looking for sponsor companies which support social gatherings of scholars. Please email us if you are interested in becoming a sponsor.