Making great games takes time, skill, talent -- and money.
Game industry veteran, consultant and Execution Labs cofounder Jason Della Rocca has spent a notable portion of his career helping developers with that last part, and at GDC Europe 2015 he took to the stage to share some advice on getting the funding you need to make your game.
In the course of his talk he also presented a reality check on how independent studios are getting projects funded and their companies financed these days. Plus, he offered nitty-gritty advice on investor options, what each one is looking for, how to be "investable," stacking/layering options and what to watch out for when seeking funding.
It was a highly practical, useful talk that's well worth watching right now for free via the official GDC YouTube channel.
In addition to this presentation, the GDC Vault and its new YouTube channel offers numerous other free videos, audio recordings, and slides from many of the recent Game Developers Conference events, and the service offers even more members-only content for GDC Vault subscribers.
Those who purchased All Access passes to recent events like GDC, GDC Europe, and GDC Next already have full access to GDC Vault, and interested parties can apply for the individual subscription via a GDC Vault subscription page. Group subscriptions are also available: game-related schools and development studios who sign up for GDC Vault Studio Subscriptions can receive access for their entire office or company by contacting staff via the GDC Vault group subscription page. Finally, current subscribers with access issues can contact GDC Vault technical support.
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