Independent Video Gaming: A New Medium for Filmmakers

Like independent film, the "independent games" space is now engaging in provocative approaches to real-world issues that promote social change. A nascent economy for addressing artistic expression and politics through gaming is taking shape; this panel addresses the role of filmmakers and activists in this movement, as well as avenues to new funding and content models. Moderated by Heather Chaplin (author, Smartbomb; The Quest for Art, Entertainment, and Big Bucks in the Videogame Revolution) and featuring: Suzanne Seggerman (Games for Change), Eddo Stern (videogame artist), Asi Burak (ImpactGames (Peacemaker)), Eric Zimmerman (gameLab), and Connie Yowell (the MacArthur Foundation)

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Heather Chaplin
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Suzanne Seggerman
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Eddo Stern
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Asi Burak
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Eric Zimmerman
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Connie Yowell
Panelist
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