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6TH INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT GAMES AND PLAYFUL MEDIA FESTIVAL: APRIL 26—29, 2017
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Friday, April 28 • 15:50 - 16:50
Know Your Worth: The Money Panel, with Astrid Mie Refstrup, Bram Michielsen, Gemma Thomson, Kelly Wallick, Shailesh Prabhu – moderated by Sabine Harrer

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Money, self-worth, building a career: This panel talks facts & numbers around the taboo topic of $$. What are fair working conditions for game devs, speakers, event organisers? Why do we often do work for free? What’s broken, and what’s good about the system right now? How can we fight to raise our worth and stay sane at the same time?

Moderators
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Sabine Harrer

Sabine is a cultural researcher, writer, and member of the Copenhagen Game Collective. Her work has included game design and research on subjects like loss and grief, sexuality, gender and colonialism.

Artists
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Bram Michielsen

The House of Indie
Co-founder of THE HOUSE OF INDIE, an Antwerp-based non-profit that supports the global indie game scene through several initiatives, such as indie game festival SCREENSHAKE; and HEADSTART, an international summer school for indie game developers.
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Shailesh Prabhu

Yellow Monkey Studios
Shailesh Prabhu is a Game Designer from India who has been making games for over eleven years. He founded Yellow Monkey Studios and has been the recipient of numerous game design and entrepreneurship awards around the world. He has worked on “Bluk”, “One More Pass”, “Socioball”, &ldquo... Read More →
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Astrid Mie Refstrup

CEO Triple Topping Games, Head of Nordic Game Jam, Vice Chair IGDA Denmark, Games Week Denmark.
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Gemma Thomson

CEO & Designer, Kaludoscope
Gemma is a game designer, part-time lecturer, community organiser, and CEO of Sweden/UK-based games studio Kaludoscope. A frequent attendee of festivals, game jams and conferences, she's also an occasional speaker on topics around advocacy, and the craft of making inclusive games... Read More →
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Kelly Wallick

Indie MEGABOOTH
Kelly Wallick is the founder and President of the Indie MEGABOOTH – a showcase that brings indie games into the heart of conferences previously dominated by AAA budgets and an initiative that works to create support networks for small development teams. The Indie MEGABOOTH works with hundreds of game studios across multiple global showcases per year, including industry events such as the Game Developers Conference and E3, along with their first ever co-organized indie convention with BitSummit in Kyoto, Japan... Read More →


Friday April 28, 2017 15:50 - 16:50
Haubentaucher Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin

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