[games_access] Awesome Announcement Time - Partnership with Film Victoria

Tara Voelker (Tefertiller) ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org
Mon Oct 10 21:21:05 EDT 2011


It's up!
http://igda-gasig.org/2011/10/11/announcement-partnering-with-film-victoria/


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Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson : igda-gasig.org




On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Tara Voelker (Tefertiller) <
ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org> wrote:


> JUst an FYI, the announcement post was delayed due to a typo on Film

> Victoria's end. They had accidently called us the Independent Game

> Developers Assoication, so I wanted that to go ahead and let them fix that

> before we had tons of people looking at our site and theirs. The typo should

> be fixed today, and the announcement will hit out website and such soon to

> follow.

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> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson : igda-gasig.org

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> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 9:29 AM, Tara Voelker (Tefertiller) <

> ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org> wrote:

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>> Hello Everyone!

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>> SO AWESOME NEWS!!!!

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>> I had been contacted by Brad Goblin, who runs the investment fund for game

>> development (everything from tiny indie games to larger handheld/console

>> games) for the Victorian state government in Australia, Film Victoria. When

>> he contacted us, they been discussing adding accessibility requirements into

>> their funding guidelines, and providing appropriate funding to design,

>> develop and test projects for accessibility and asked for our help.

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>> I said we were interested, and the steering committee and I kicked it into

>> overdrive to get the site updated and ready! (That's why we finally updated

>> the layout and updated our top 10)

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>> Now I am pleased to announce that game accessibility considerations have

>> been officially implemented into their application process!

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>> They are very proud over at Film Victoria to leading the way in government

>> funded accessible games.

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>> Later today I will have an official announcement on the site, as well as

>> links to the Film Victoria page and the application. Once that has been

>> done, this will also be on our Facebook and Twitter, and Ryan has said the

>> he will post it on the main IGDA page and twitter as well.

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>> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson : igda-gasig.org

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