9th Annual Level Up Showcase


The ​annual Level Up Showcase returns to the Design Exchange for its ninth edition, putting the spotlight on Ontario’s most talented post-secondary students in game development who use the latest technology and platforms to make video games - including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), motion sensing, and more.

 
DateWednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Cost

FREE

Website

https://levelupshowcase.com/

Location

Design Exchange 234 Bay Street Toronto, ON M5K 1B2

The ​annual Level Up Showcase returns to the Design Exchange for its ninth edition, putting the spotlight on Ontario’s most talented post-secondary students in game development who use the latest technology and platforms to make video games - including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), motion sensing, and more.

Level Up Showcase is the first event of its kind in Canada that showcases the most talented students in game design, animation and computer science programs from colleges and universities across Ontario. This event has become synonymous with new creative talent, and provides a once-in-a-lifetime chance for students to show off their creations to the world. Previous years have featured record-breaking counts of team projects across various academic institutions. This showcase exhibits outstanding work in game design, animation and computer graphics. Attendees can expect games that use the most current technology and gaming platforms, from motion sensors to VR devices, and more.

Although Level Up Showcase is primarily about showcasing game dev talent, there is a competition aspect. There are several categories that are judged during the event, with the winners announced in the Awards Presentation. For more information, visit ​www.levelupshowcase.com​, follow ​@levelupTO​ on Twitter and @leveluptostudentshowcase on Instagram for updates and join the Level Up Showcase event on Facebook and register to attend on Eventbrite.

In 2019, the Level Up Showcase is co-hosted and organized by Algonquin College, Brock University, Sheridan College, the University of Toronto and the Digital Futures Program at OCAD University in partnership with Ubisoft Toronto. This year’s event is made possible with generous corporate sponsorship from: ​Ubisoft Toronto, AMD, Gameloft, Uken Games, Unity, Xbox Canada, and Zynga.
 

DateWednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Cost

FREE

Website

https://levelupshowcase.com/

Location

Design Exchange 234 Bay Street Toronto, ON M5K 1B2

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Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
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Craft Futures will connect a group of artists from the Textile Museum of Canada’s WILD exhibition with OCAD University students and recent graduates to participate in one-on-one conversations and on-campus studio visits, offering an platform for direct engagement, relationship building, mentorship and focused conversation.
Free public reception of Onsite Gallery's newest exhibition, Opening Reception: CodeX: playable & disruptive futurist eArt
Join expert character designer Vincy Lim for a drawing workshop featuring tips, tricks and feedback on designing your own unique characters!  
Please join the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies for two sabbatical talks: “Social Entrepreneurship, Specialty Coffee Production, and Transnational Trade in the Northern Philippines” by Dr. Lynne Milgram and “Artists, autobiography, auto fiction” by Dr. Charles Reeve.
Join the creator of the Ozman comics series for a hands-on workshop on colouring comic pages in Photoshop, including techniques like flatting and developing your personal style!
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is inviting all students who identify as creative women* entrepreneurs in design to join us for a dinner as part of our Good w/ Food dinner series, which brings together OCAD students, alumni, and broader professional communities over food.
9th Annual Level Up
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

The ​annual Level Up Showcase returns to the Design Exchange for its ninth edition, putting the spotlight on Ontario’s most talented post-secondary students in game development who use the latest technology and platforms to make video games - including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), motion sensing, and more.

Level Up Showcase is the first event of its kind in Canada that showcases the most talented students in game design, animation and computer science programs from colleges and universities across Ontario. This event has become synonymous with new creative talent, and provides a once-in-a-lifetime chance for students to show off their creations to the world. Previous years have featured record-breaking counts of team projects across various academic institutions. This showcase exhibits outstanding work in game design, animation and computer graphics. Attendees can expect games that use the most current technology and gaming platforms, from motion sensors to VR devices, and more.

Although Level Up Showcase is primarily about showcasing game dev talent, there is a competition aspect. There are several categories that are judged during the event, with the winners announced in the Awards Presentation. For more information, visit ​www.levelupshowcase.com​, follow ​@levelupTO​ on Twitter and @leveluptostudentshowcase on Instagram for updates and join the Level Up Showcase event on Facebook and register to attend on Eventbrite.

In 2019, the Level Up Showcase is co-hosted and organized by Algonquin College, Brock University, Sheridan College, the University of Toronto and the Digital Futures Program at OCAD University in partnership with Ubisoft Toronto. This year’s event is made possible with generous corporate sponsorship from: ​Ubisoft Toronto, AMD, Gameloft, Uken Games, Unity, Xbox Canada, and Zynga.
 

Venue & Address: 
Design Exchange 234 Bay Street Toronto, ON M5K 1B2
Website: 
https://levelupshowcase.com/
Cost: 
FREE
Keywords: 
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