The pivotal moment for the gaming industry in Florence

IIDEA has announced details for the First Playable 2024 program, set to take place from July 3-5 in Florence. The event is designed to support the growth of the Italian video game industry and will feature workshops, pitching sessions, and a ceremony honoring excellence in the industry.

The workshops, limited to 100 participants, will cover a range of topics including music in video games, Unreal Engine, best practices for capitalizing on video games and regulations within the industry. On July 4th, workshops will focus on music and best practices for capitalizing on video games while on July 5th discussions will delve into regulations and contracts as well as specialized training opportunities within the video game industry.

Pitching sessions with over 30 international publishers and investors will also be available for Italian video game developers on July 4th and 5th. Additionally, the Italian Video Game Awards (IVGA) ceremony will take place on July 4th at Cinema La Compagnia, honoring excellence in the Italian video game industry.

Access to First Playable is reserved for companies, teams, and professionals in the Italian video game development sector. Tickets for conferences, workshops, and business meetings can be purchased through the event’s Eventbrite page. First Playable is organized by IIDEA and Toscana Film Commission with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to help promote growth within this dynamic industry.

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