Fostering an Engaged Community Virtually and Beyond Panel with SGDA


Mon 1st Mar, 13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)

Fostering an Engaged Community Virtually and Beyond Panel with SGDA (Zoom Event)
Scottish Game Developers Association (SGDA) Panel

Susie Buchan (Arcadia Fest)
Beverley McMillan (BAFTA Scotland)

Chaired by: Jaime Cross  of Scottish Game Developers Association (SGDA)

Join Jaime Cross of the Scottish Game Developers Association (SGDA), Creative Producer Susie Buchan, and Beverley McMillan of BAFTA Scotland discussing building & engaging online and real-world communities inside and outside of games.

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Susie Buchan
Susie Buchan is Creative Producer who works across games, art and beyond in both physical and digital spaces. She is a member of Biome Collective and most recently co-produced Arcadia Night 2020 – an evening of online micro-talks, game demos and discussions from leading game designers and thinkers from across the industry.

Twitter: @susepicious | @arcadia_fest twitter


Beverley McMillan

Beverley is the Learning and Events Producer at BAFTA Scotland and is responsible for programming, producing and delivering both industry and career starter events for Scotland’s film, game and television industry.   Beverley manages BAFTA’s Learning and New Talent programme in Scotland and has developed new talent initiatives such as Career Close-Up and leads on the Guru Live Glasgow festival for new entrants.  


Twitter: @baftascotland

Facebook: @baftascotland

Instagram: @baftascotland


Jaime Cross
Sound designer, musician, audio lead at Team Junkfish and SGDA Board Member.

Twitter: @speedyjx


Scottish Game Developers Association
The Scottish chapter of the IGDA has proudly worked to serve developers around the country since 2011, and are one of the most active chapters in Europe.

Twitter: @scotgamedev

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Are you a game maker?

The SGDA are also bringing their yearly Play Party to the festival!

Join us for a live Twitch hangout showcasing locally made games on Friday 26th Feb – and if you’re a game-maker yourself, submit your games to join the playlist!

You can showcase any project made at a game jam during the past 12 months – whether at Global Game Jam 2021 or any game jam in 2020.

If you make your own games – send them to us for a chance to appear in the SGDA Virtual Play Party on Friday 26th Feb!

Games can be submitted to the SGDA here

Find out more about the event here

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