Interface takes place tomorrow – Here’s everything you need to know!

Interface– the UK’s interactive content marketplace, presented by MCV and Develop -takes place tomorrow,November 12that St Mary’s Church in London (see map below).

The full schdule can be seen below, complete with conference sesions, private pitching, games showcase, funding advice and more.

Registration opens at 9.30am, with the three main elements running as follows:

10:00 – 17:00 – Expo
10:00 – 16:30 – Live Stage
10:15 – 17.00 – Private Meetings

The Live Stage conference runs alongside the Expo and Private meetings and features key speakers talking about the issues that matter to Interface delegates, namely: getting your business up and running; pitching and finding a publisher; PR, marketing and promoting your game; and how to grow a games business in the UK.

The Live Stage running order is as follows:

Chris Dring, MCV & James Batchelor, Develop

KeyNote: Access To Finance: 35 Years of Indie Funding
Charles Cecil, Revolution Software

How to pitch your game perfectly in eight-and-a-half minutes or less
Jon Torrens, Communications coach

Crossing the Finish Line; an introduction to Green Man Loaded’s Finishing Finance Facility
Paul Sulyok, Green Man Loaded

11.30am Coffee Break

Money for nothing and your box version for free
Garry Williams, Sold Out

Common traits of successful games from a Channel 4 perspective
Colin MacDonald, All 4 Games

Panel: How to reach global markets
Gareth Williams, Premier PR
Tobias Jost, Marchsreiter Communications
Victor Perez, VPCom

Made With Unity
Andy Brammall, Unity

1pm Lunch Break

Cashflowing your game with Video Games Tax Relief
Ella Romanos

Panel: Bringing alternative games to market
Donald Whiteford, Nomad Games
Cliff Harris, Positech
Marco Minoli, Slitherine
Daryll Still, Kiss

Masterclass: World-class audio on a budget
Thomas Brtschi, Audiokinetic

3.20pm Coffee Break

Building something out of nothing: why community management is the new PR
Natalie Griffith, Press Space

Closing Keynote:Maximizing success for independent developers in today’s environment
Agostino Simonetta, ID@Xbox

Takeaway Tips
Chris Dring, MCV & James Batchelor, Develop

4.30pm Conference end

Interface is structured to be as affordable as possible for games businesses of all sizes, with the basic indie expo pass free and indie tickets for the meeting system (which guarantees you a day’s schedule of private meetings with publishers looking to sign new games) priced at 59 +VAT.

Indie game expo spaces are 199 + VAT and include involvement in the meeting system.

For publishers and larger studios, an expo pass is 20 + VAT, and the meeting system rate is 149 + VAT. Publishers looking to host meetings for the day pay 500 + VAT.

The Interface Meeting System is at the heart of the day, with private meetings between delegates and hosts. NewBay Media take all the details of attendees and hosts and matchmake them, based on requirements and needs. Plus there’s a conference and public expo running throughout the day.

You can still book tickets to the event and find out more

Getting There

St Mary’s Church
St Mary’s, Wyndham Place, York Street, London, W1H 1PQ
Tel: 020 7258 5040

St Mary’s is a unique venue in the heart of London, located just north of Oxford Street.

St Mary’s is situated on Wyndham Place, between York Street and Crawford Street, W1H 1PQ, a short walking distance from Baker Street, Marylebone and Edgware Road tube stations.

About MCV Staff

Check Also

GamesAid announces first GamesAid Gala charity fundraiser event

GamesAid has announced that its first-ever gala event will take place later this year in London