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First Playable Returns to Florence: Celebrating the Italian Videogame Industry and Promoting Growth in the Sector.

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 3, 2024
The Italian video game sector gathers in Florence

First Playable, a dedication to the world of video games, will be returning to Florence from July 3rd to July 5th, 2024. Organized by IIDEA and the Toscana Film Commission in collaboration with ICE Agency and with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this event aims to promote the growth of the Italian videogame industry.

With over 500 professionals and 1,000 business meetings in the previous edition, First Playable is expected to provide even more networking opportunities for professionals in the gaming sector. The event includes meetings between companies, technical talks, an awards ceremony for the best Italian games and professionals, providing an opportunity to develop opportunities in the gaming sector with the support of prestigious partners.

As part of First Playable, on July 4th, Cinema La Compagnia in Florence will host the Italian Video Game Awards (IVGA), promoted by IIDEA to celebrate achievements in Italy’s gaming industry. During this event, a jury will reward outstanding games and professionals who have stood out in 2023. The application for IVGA can be submitted until April 19th. Categories include Best Italian Game, Best Debut, Outstanding Art, Immersive Experience, Individual Contribution, and Outstanding Italian Company. The finalists and winners will be selected by a jury with some prizes awarded directly by industry leaders.

To participate in First Playable 2024 interested parties can purchase “Full Access” or “Social Access” tickets on Eventbrite which grants access to all major events including the Italian Video Game Awards ceremony. With a focus on promoting growth within Italy’s video game industry while also offering networking opportunities for professionals within this sector

By Samantha Nguyen

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