Coaching

coaching

Get feedback on your project or company

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Talking

talking

Learn the business of game making through talks by international guests and partners

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Pitching

pitching

Pitch to international publishers

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Awards

awards

Celebrate the best Italian games published last year

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highlights
2022

30+ international publishers and investors
90+ Italian game development studios
630+ business meetings
25+ speakers from all over the world
92,000+ views for 10+ hours of streaming

Coaching

Every studio and team that joins First Playable can book meetings for free to show its pitch or project to three international industry professionals: Hollie Bennett, Rami Ismail and Vikki Blake. Then, it will meet them from 6th to 8th July at First Playable 2022.

Jury IVGA 2022 - Hollie Bennett

Hollie Bennett

Head of Influencers @ Frontier Developments

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Jury IVGA 2022 - Rami Ismail

Rami Ismail

Independent Game Developer and Consultant

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TALKING

Learn the business of game making through talks by international guests and partners

06 july
06 july 2022
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
First Playable Welcome Speech
Welcome speech by IIDEA and Toscana Film Commission, the organizers of First Playable 2022, for the international publishers and investors attending the event. ...
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06 july 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Developing local gaming ecosystems in Europe
How is the game development scene in different European countries? What European associations are doing or plan to do to support the growth of their local ecosystems? What are the key learnings that c ...
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06 july 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Getting Meta on Metaverse
“The Multiverse is a concept about which we know frighteningly little.” Just like Doctor Strange getting to grips with the ins and outs of the Multiverse, we’re joined by global Meta ...
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06 july 2022
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
The Fun in Funding
Looking to find a partner or fund an upcoming videogame project? Hear from some of the thought leaders in the funding and publishing space on the best way to acquire support funding for your next gami ...
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06 july 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Me, You, Us, Them: Accessibility in games and encouraging Inclusivity and Diversity
Inclusivity and diversity is the way forward. How can this be honed in the modern age of game creation, what avenues does it open up and how does this inclusivity bleed through into the game experienc ...
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06 july 2022
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Unreal Engine 5 and beyond in 2022
Epic’s director of the developer community Sjoerd De Jong will walk through some of the latest developments around the recently released Unreal Engine 5, as well as other developer focused tools ...
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06 july 2022
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Italians Abroad
Italians Abroad is a network initiative promoted by IIDEA within the aim to map and scope all the Italian’s professionals working in the gaming industry worldwide. In this appointment, we’ ...
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06 july 2022
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Acceleration Programs in Italy
Three gaming accelerators were born in Italy in 2022: Cinecittà Game Hub in Rome promoted by Regione Lazio and Cinecittà in collaboration with IIDEA, Bologna Game Farm in Bologna promoted by Regione ...
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Pitching

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MeetToMatch is the most effective way to do business during First Playable.

how

Use the online meeting manager to browse through the attendees, manage your schedule and plan 30-minute meetings.

who

Between international publishers and investment funds, and Italian developers, start-ups and indie studios participating in First Playable.

Publisher

The Italian video Game Awards reward the best video games published during the year and promote the cultural and artistic value of this medium.

This year’s is the tenth edition of the awards and it will be exclusively dedicated to Italian-made video games, a light on the best of the Italian development talent with the awards themselves decided by an international panel of respected luminaries from across the game industry. The award ceremony will be live streamed on 5th July 2022 at 6:00 PM BST / 7:00 PM CEST.

best
italian game

best
italian debut game

best
innovation

outstanding
italian company

outstanding
individual contribution

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