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Submissions open for PlayUp Perth Games Zone at the XR:WA Festival

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Showcase your game alongside other high-quality screen content at the PlayUp Perth Games Zone as part of the XR:WA festival. Running for 3 day in July, XR:WA is a new event that furthers Revelation Film Fest‘s pursuit of developing an ‘ideas market’ for screen-based and immersive industries in WA. There is no cost to submitting your interactive project for consideration, and this curated collection is open to work from all kinds of creatives at any career stage!

Event Details

  • What: PlayUp Perth Games Zone at XR:WA
  • Where: Pan Pacific Hotel, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA
  • When: Friday 12th – Sunday 14th of July
  • Times: 9:30am – 5:00pm
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Submission Information

Successful Applicants will receive a free table to exhibit their game in the Playup Perth Games Zone, as well as full access to the XR:WA festival for up to 2 developers. Exhibitors will be announced June 21st.

For full details on submitting your game for inclusion in the PlayUp Perth Games Zone, head on over to their Call for Submissions page. Then once you’re clear on all the details, you can apply here!

Note that preference will be given to games currently in development, or released within the last 18 months. Submissions are welcomed from all game-makers, including students, indies, and developers in tangentially related fields; creatives from under-represented demographics in the games industry are also strongly encouraged to apply!

Contact Information

For all questions regarding the PlayUp Perth Games Zone, please contact the space curator Sofie Mather via

Navigating Interactive Writing, with Christy Dena and Leena van Deventer

Logo: AWG Australian Writer's Guild, and Revelation Perth International Film Festival

Gain insight into wielding words for interactive mediums in Navigating Interactive Writing, brought to you by the Revelation Perth International Film Festival and Australian Writers’ Guild. Two award-winning writer/ game designers, Christy Dena and Leena van Deventer, will be visiting Perth for this free event to share their knowledge and talk about their experiences writing for games, books, film, digital and theatre projects.

What: Navigating Interactive Writing
When: Saturday, July 15. 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: The Creative Hub, Level 2, 30 Fielder St, East Perth, WA
Tickets: Free via the AWG website

Writing for interactivity can present many challenges to the newcomer, and involves shedding a lot of what we’ve always been taught about storytelling. Are beginning, middle, and end, really essential? Do we need to move in straight lines anymore? Is conflict really essential? Join our guest of games and interactive writing as she leads you through the basics of changing your mindset to level up your writing by including interactivity and reader agency into your stories!

For all the details, or to book your tickets, head on over to the official event page on the Australian Writers’ Guild site or join the facebook event page.