Monday and Tuesday, March 18-19, 2019

Hear from the best and brightest indie game creators in the Independent Games Summit. Attend lectures, postmortems representing diverse voices, experiences and perspectives, including many former and current Independent Games Festival finalists and winners.

Register for an Independent Games Summit pass ($399). A limited number of passes are available.  
You can also register for an All Access pass or GDC Summits pass to attend Independent Games Summit sessions.

Featured 2018 Independent Games Summit Sessions

Foolproofing the Controls for 'What Remains of Edith Finch'

Evan Rogers (Giant Sparrow)

Your Indie Game on Console: A Practical Guide to Porting

Thomas O'Connor (PlayEveryWare)

Intensely Practical Tips for Growing an Indie Studio

Alexis Kennedy (Weather Factory)

Independent Games Summit Sessions at GDC 2019

Independent Games Summit Advisors

Akira Thompson


Ryan Clark

Brace Yourself Games

Tanya X. Short

Kitfox Games

Jonatan Van Hove


Steve Swink

CubeHeart Games

GDC Conference Tracks

Design   |   Programming   |   Business & Marketing   |   Visual Arts   |   Production & Team Management   |   Vision   |   Advocacy   |   Audio   |   Conference Overview

GDC Summits & VRDC

Game AI   |   Community Management   |   Educators   |   Game Narrative   |   Mobile   |   Independent Games   |   Game UX   |   Summits Overview   |   Game VR/AR   |   Entertainment VR/AR

GDC Tutorials

Advanced Graphics Techniques   |   Animation   |   Art Direction  |   Audio  |  Board Game Design  |  Discoverability   |   Esports   |   Game Design   |    Level Design   |   Math for Game Developers   |   Production   |   Storytelling Fundamentals   |   Technical Art  |   Tools   |   Visual Effects   |   Tutorials Overview




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