Global Game Jam Hong Kong 2017

PolyU Design is partnering with Cyberport in hosting Global Game Jam Hong Kong 2017 from 20 January to 22 January, joining hundreds of regional locations around the globe in designing games on an official theme in 48 hours.

The Global Game Jam is an annual event, organised by the Global Game Jam, Inc., an international non-profit corporation based in California, of game making where collaboration, experimentation and innovation are its mission. This year’s global theme will be announced on the evening of 20 January HKT. Around 50 students from SD will join this international challenge. 

SPONSORS

The following companies and organizations proudly sponsor Hong Kong Global Game Jam

Main Organizers:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (MScMET)
Cyberport

Educational Partners:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of  Computing
City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media
City University of Hong Kong, CityU Apps Lab
The University  of Hong Kong, Department of Computer Science
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, CLST (Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies)
SCAD
Hong Kong University of Science and Technologies

Supporting Organizations:
Dim Sum Labs
Chinese DiGRA
Hong  Kong Digital Game  Based Learning Association
Hong Kong Maker Club
Hong Kong Game Development Association 

Sponsoring Partners
ME2ON
Playstudios Asia
Grandtech
Unity
Outblaze
LKF Labs
Blackforge
Capstone
RETRO.HK 

Official Animation Partner
Go Animate

Official Sound Effect Partner
Pro Sound Effects

Media Contact:
Dr Hanna Wirman, Research Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design
hanna.wirman@polyu.edu.hk
(+852) 3400 3430

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