//Committee & Advisors

Gamemaker Relations Advisory Committee

This special committee guides and advises IndieCade with an eye toward enhancing the experience for independent game creators of all types.

Nathan Vella, Kris Piotrowski, Doug Wilson, and Colleen Macklin

Festival Committee

The Festival Committee is responsible for curating all of the 2013 IndieCade conference and session tracks.

John Sharp, Brenda Romero, and Chaim Gingold

Festival Activities and Entertainment

This committee oversees all festival activities, big games, board games, and entertainment that are a part of the festival.

Eduction / Advancement Committee

This Committee is responsible for programming related to education, practical knowledge, and professional development.

Jury Committee

The IndieCade jury is comprised of more than 100 jurors from around the world. These jurors are artists, academics, independent game creators, industry specialists, and more. The jury chair works with these jurors to review all of the games anonymously. At the end of multiple rounds of jurying a selection of finalists are identified. These finalists are then reviewed by the awards jury for additional recognition.

Technology Committee

The technology committee oversees all set up and installation of technology (hardware, software,) networking and electricity.They make things work!

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is elemental in the design and execution of the Awards Selections and the Ceremony.


Gail Cayetano

ShopTalk LA

Tracy Fullerton

USC School of Cinematic Arts

Megan Gaiser

Her Interactive

Carl Goodman

Museum of the Moving Image

Henry Jenkins

University Southern California - Annenberg

Hal Josephson

MediaSense, Inc.

Robert Khoo

Penny Arcade

Richard Lemarchand

USC, Interactive Media Division

Lawrence Lessig

Stanford Law School

Frans Mäyrä

University of Tampere

Dr. Janet H. Murray

Georgia Tech

Robert Nashak

BBC Worldwide

Dave Perry


Carolyn Rauch

IDG World Expo

Kellee Santiago


Genevieve Gaiser Tremblay

Cultural Entrepreneurs / Bellevue Arts Commision

Will Wright


Eric Zimmerman


//Advisors Emeritus

Dr. Milton Chen

The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Niera

Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise

Noah Falstein

The Inspiracy

Andy Gavin

Naughty Dog & Flektor

John Hight

Sony Computer Entertainment of America

Shahril Ibrahim


Dr. Larry Johnson

New Media Consortium

Douglas Lowenstein

Private Equity Council

Hideo Mabuchi

California Institute of Technology

Jamil Moledina

EA Partners

Panu Mustonen

Satama Interactive

Josh Resnick

Pandemic Studios

Katie Salen

Gamelab Institute of Play & Parsons the New School for Design

Ellen Sandor


Keita Takahashi


Neil Young


//Friends of Indiecade

With much appreciation, we acknowledge our "friends of IndieCade," fellow travelers and like-minded individuals who have spent their time, energy, and wisdom contributing to and supporting indie gamemaking and IndieCade: Paul Arzt, Jon Burgerman, Simon Carless, Steve Cavit, Heather Chaplin, Jeremiah Dickey, Abigail Guay, Kristina Hudson, Ricky Kreitman, Paul Levy, David Li, Teresa Winky Mak, Margaret Robertson, Adam Robezzoli, Anne Marie Stein, Kurosh ValaNejed, Alvin Weintraub.

And a special acknowledgment to those involved in the early brainstorming and work that inspired this to happen: Eileen Barish, Scott Chamberlin, Janine Fron, Jeff Janger, Jeff Meyer (KTGY), Kirsten Paul, and Aaron Zarrow.