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Video Game Entrepreneur Master Class (5-7 Oct. 2015)

Making games is serious business: two international experts and French video game entrepreneurs will share their knowledge and experience on the business side of video game, based on case studies and best practices in the international market.


The French Embassy and the French Institute of South Africa in partnership with
Make Games South Africa and the Wits Digital School of Arts are proud to bring you the Video Game Entrepreneur Master Class. The French video game experts Vincent Vergonjeanne and Francis Ingrand will run their Master class on the 5th of October in Cape Town (Alliance Française) and on the 7th of October in Johannesburg (Wits School of Digital Arts).

Free entrance -
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Workshop Speakers


VINCENT VERGONJEANNE


Vincent Vergonjeanne
 is the former CEO & Co-Founder of Kobojo, a European leader in the social gaming industry. He has founded a new game studio, EVERYDAYiPLAY, specialized in mid-core gaming. Vincent is also a business angel, free-to-play consultant and a lean startup enthusiast. He will deliver a 5 hour interactive and practical workshop entitled "How to become a successful video game entrepreneur", covering all the different steps and aspects of video game entrepreneurship. 
Follow him on twitter:
@vvergon
http://www.everydayiplay.com


FRANCIS INGRAND

Francis Ingrand is a videogame business veteran and entrepreneur, specialised in international distribution. He is the founder and CEO of Plug In Digital that provides distribution and publishing services to video game creators worldwide, distributing more than 200 video games. Francis is also VP International of the SNJV (French National Union of Video Game) and President of Le Game, a corporation devoted to promoting the French video game industry internationally. He will give an update on the video game French industry, international market trends and opportunities. He will also present the case study of Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan, a 2D African Fantasy Action-RPG just launched on Kickstarter.
Follow him on twitter: 
@ingrandfrancis
http://www.plug-in-digital.com/


Times, dates and venues

Cape Town
Date: 5 October 2015
Venue: Alliance Française, 155 Loop Street, City Bowl.
10.00am-12.00: Vincent Vergonjeanne
12.00-13.00: Lunch (complementary, at the Alliance)
13.00-16.30: Vincent Vergonjeanne
16.30-17.00: Break
17.00-19.00: Francis Ingrand 

Free entrance
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Johannesburg
Date: 7 October 2015
Venue: Wits School of Digital Arts
11.00-13.00: Vincent Vergonjeanne
13.00-14.00: Lunch
14.00-17.00: Vincent Vergonjeanne
17.00-17.30: Break
17.30-18.30: Expert critics of students work
18.30-20.30: Francis Ingrand


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