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Independent Games Festival (IGF)


IGF logo The IGF recognizes innovation and independent game developers and students, providing major exposure and thousands of dollars in cash prizes. Browse submissions and finalists on the IGF website, learn about key dates for this year's festival, and view sponsorship opportunities.


IGF Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
GDC West Hall, 6:30 - 8:30pm

The IGF competition awards winners in eight categories during GDC. Join thousands of attendees to honor innovative and independently created video games from around the world with any GDC pass before the Game Developers Choice Awards.

IGF Pavilion

Wednesday, March 21-23
GDC Expo

Finalist games will be showcased in playable form in the IGF Pavilion in the GDC expo, accessible with any pass. Developers will be on hand to demonstrate their titles and talk to game publishers, distributors, and attendees.


Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA)


GDCA logo Wednesday, March 21, 2018
GDC West Hall, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Attend the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry at the Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony following the IGF Awards at GDC. Industry professionals from around the world nominate recipients in thirteen categories, celebrating creativity, artistry and technical genius. View sponsorship opportunities.

 

 

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