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MiniGame @ The Pixel Mill is accepting applications

Date Posted: June 20, 2022

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking new teams to video game development that are motivated to develop and release their first title to apply for MiniGame. The call is open to video game studios based in Northern Ireland that are working towards developing their first game.

MiniGame will encourage studios to create mini/short games that they can publish within 5 months. These can be narrative games that can be completed in less than an hours, an endless runner with unique mechanics, a turn based strategy with interesting rules. Concise games that people can pick-up and enjoy in a day.

MiniGame will be hosted in The Pixel Mill based at the Ormeau Baths in Belfast, or remotely if teams are not based in Belfast, where companies will have access to facilities and mentors.

Northern Ireland Screen is inviting applications from studios to take part with support for up to 3 successful companies to develop their business and build their teams. As part of MiniGame companies will receive:

  • Up to £25,000 in development funding per company across 2 stage
  • Access to facilities and mentors at The Pixel Mill

Interested companies will initially be invited to complete an online expression of interest. From there, shortlisted companies will be invited to attend an interview and pitch presentation.

For further information please click here.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 4th August.

For further information please email Rory Clifford, Interactive Manager, [email protected].

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