Attention middle and high school students, here are two events you will be interested to know about...
Young Game Developers workshop March 14
The GGDA and Microsoft are sponsoring at Young Game Developers workshop March 14 at the Microsoft offices. Aimed primarily at K-12 students, this workshop focuses on giving students skills and insight into what it takes to make real games.
9:00 am to 11:00 am - Classes (Minecraft API and Project Spark)
11:00 am to 3:30 pm - Classes (Scratch, Unity and Construct2 Classes)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch (to be provided)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Demo time! Kids who want to demo their games can do so at this time.
Please come early to get set up and familiarize yourself with the facilities.
Ticket price is to ensure attendance for the event. All proceeds will be donated by Playcrafting to GirlsWhoCode.One ticket is for you and your child. For children participating unattended, please ensure they have ID and emergency contact information. You need a ticket for EACH class.
Here is the Eventbrite:, which is your official way to reserve a seathttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/young-game-makers-atlanta-march-tickets-15897867951
Also it is up on this site :www.younggamemakers.com
Games and Film College Fair April 17
The GGDA is proud to announce its Games and Film College Fair, April 17 at the Atlanta Media Campus in Norcross. Come meet colleges and universities offering game and/or film programs, attend STEM/STEAM sessions on making games and films, and see some of the most creative studios in Atlanta demonstrating their titles. The college runs from 9 am to 1 pm, and is sure to be as great an event as our annual SIEGE College Fairs.
If you are interested in attending or displaying at the Games and Film College Fair, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlanta Media Campus
6305 Crescent Drive, Norcross, GA 30071
From I85 North – take exit 99 (Jimmy Carter Blvd) and take a left off the exit. Go past Papadeaux on the right and through one light; the second light will be the Crescent Drive intersection. Take a left onto Crescent Drive and follow the road past the Police Precinct on the left. The parking entrance will be the second turn on your right.
From I85 South – take exit 99 (Jimmy Carter Blvd) and take a right off the exit. Go past Papadeaux on the right and through one light; the second light will be the Crescent Drive intersection. Take a left onto Crescent Drive and follow the road past the Police Precinct on the left. The parking entrance will be the second turn on your right.
From Button Gwinnett Dr/Pleasantdale Rd – From Pleasantdale, take a right onto Button Gwinnett (this runs parallel to 85). Take a right onto Crescent Drive and follow it until you see the building. The parking entrance will be the first turn on your left.