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Jeff Herriott, Professor
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Details on our 2019 Expo

The MAGD Expo, held this year on May 8, 2019, is a juried show of interactive entertainment, 3D, 2D, aural, virtual, and animated creative work held annually, in the University Center (Hamilton Room) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The show is open to individuals or groups of any age and is not limited to students.

Deadline is April 24.

2019 Expo Schedule of Events
Hamilton Room, University Center

  • 4:00 - Doors Open
  • 7:00 - Keynote Speaker*
  • 7:45 - Awards

This year's Keynote Speaker is Naomi Clark, from NYU Game Center. Naomi Clark has been designing, producing and writing games for various audiences and platforms since 1999. She's also the co-author of an introductory textbook called A Game Design Vocabulary, and teaches at the NYU Game Center, where she's currently co-chair of the game design program. Her latest work is Consentacle, a two-player co-op card game about intimacy and communication.

Questions can be directed to Jeff Herriot,

Prizes (selected by invited judges including the guest presenters) will be awarded for excellence in creative and technical achievement, with a $500 cash prize for Best In Show, sponsored by the Max Mallory Foundation in honor of UW-Whitewater MAGD alum, Max Mallory, with additional cash prizes sponsored by Filament Games [link:], along with other swag, etc.

Submissions will accepted in Video, Game, Interactive Design, and Audio Categories.The submission(s) should be made available for viewing online.

Complete the Submission Form by clicking here.

Submissions are open until April 24.

Accepted work will be exhibited in the University Center on Wednesday, May 8, from 4-7 PM with Keynote Presentation to follow. You will be notified via e-mail if your work has been accepted to the 2019 MAGD Expo. Exhibitors of accepted entries must be prepared to provide all necessary equipment (laptop, speakers, software, etc.) to show their work.
Contact Jeff Herriott, if you need special equipment.

Additionally, huge thanks to our sponsors who have contributed prizes for the Expo in the past: Raven SoftwareOnLive, BitShape Software, Filament Games, Certain AffinityIndieDBFoursquare, Zymo Interactive, Blackshell Media, Volition, the UWW Chancellor's office, and the College of Arts and Communication Visiting Artist and Speakers program. 

Our Sponsors

  • Raven Software
  • certain affinity
  • Indie DB
  • filamentgames
  • foursquare