Weekly News 48/23

Play Finland’s Weekly Newsletter

In this report we will combine week 48/2023 from the Finnish Game Industry and will be posted every Friday afternoon. Check out the previous post here.

News are gathered from the Play Finland group posts during the week. That is why we recommend you to post by yourself (however not flood) your Finnish Game Industry related news to the group. It also guarantees that your news will be visible in the weekly newsletter /news compilation. Play Finland is at the moment one of the main channels for sharing information inside the industry.

Best Regards,
Neogames Finland

👉 Events:

See also The Game Industry Events calendar 📆 Game Conference Guide Calendar 📆Flemish Game association calendar & Game Industry Biz

📝 Open jobs & Recruitment:

💰 Funding:

  • Creative Europe funding for games 2024 has been announced (deadline for application on January 24th, 2024) – regarding to funding there are two info sessions:
    • Info session by the Finnish Media desk on Dec 14, 2023

      Creative Europe Media Desk in Finland organizes an info session to those interested in Creative Europe funding opportunities. Session will be held online on Thursday 14th of December 14.00-15.30 (Finnish time). Info session will be held in English, but questions and discussion may occur also in Finnish.

      Please register by 13.12. by sending e-mail to inkeri.lundgren@ses.fi– link to the interested participants will be sent to those who have registered.

📃 Other News

  • If you’re a Finnish games company headed for GDC next year, consider stopping by in LA first! There is a special event regarding game industry on Fri, Mar 15 to mingle with some great folks in town. DM Zsuzsa James or email on zsuzsa.james@gov.fi for more info ✍️
  • The Neogames Finland ry. team attended Nordic Game Conference (NordicGame), an official game industry side event of #Slush2023. + KooPee Hiltunen hosted a talk titled “The Games Industry in Europe – Mapping Status and Trends”.
  • #XmasJKL returned with premium quality learning content from various rolemodels and superstars of the industry, a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of networking and honing the tradition of Finnish demo scene with Jamk Game Production students’ demos at display!
  • If you want to follow what Kajaani is cooking check #gamecitykajaani new insta page! On the page we communicate about the ecosystem adventures.
  • MiTale team and  “Willow Guard” game was showcased at ThanksGaming LIVE event and Women Indies Showcase