IndieCade Festival
October 11 - 13
Los Angeles, CA
IndieCade Europe
October 19 - 20
Paris, France

    IndieCade Europe

    November 18-19, 2016

    Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

    Paris, France

    Game submissions are closed for 2016.

    Why should the US have all the fun?

    We are proud to announce the debut of IndieCade Europe, this fall November 18 - 19, 2016 at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, France.

    Catering to an international european audience join us for two days of talks, panels, workshops, exhibits, and games, curated from IndieCade’s diverse and brilliant community of designers, thinkers, and players. The conference is complemented by workshops covering a range of topics, from introductions to popular digital gamemaking tools to hands-on game design lessons. IndieCade Europe will include the highly popular Show and Tell showcase, an eSports tournament, Night Games, special Awards and much more.

    “Welcoming IndieCade Europe to Paris is a great opportunity for French and European videogame creators to get the attention they deserve, to gather and share their passion. We're proud to think that France has always been a welcoming land for creation and we're thrilled to give our support to IndieCade Europe. We can't wait to welcome you all in Paris”

    Helene Delay, Managing director of Capital Games


    IndieCade Europe Games Showcase

    Play games from around the world!

    IndieCade’s first ever IndieCade Europe showcase will draw from IndieCade’s international pool of submissions, highlighting a diversity of work and wonderful games from across the many regions of the world. Dozens of games and experiences of all types and genres and platforms will be featured at this impactful showcase.

    Showcased games are selected from IndieCade Submissions. To be considered for this showcase please submit here by July 1st.

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    Conference Sessions & Workshops

    Dozens of meaningful talks!

    We're featuring two days of talks and workshops around creative industries, community support, and tools & technologies. There's something for everyone, from experienced designers and veteran artists to folks just getting started. IndieCade brings forward lessons and insights from an incredibly broad range of practitioners -that allow us to blaze forward in our thinking and do better work every day!


    You don’t want to miss!

    Top industry thinkers join us for some provocative and timely talks, keynotes!

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    Let's play some games!

    There is nothing like a little competition… The IndieCade Europe eSports Showcase will feature selections of indie local multiplayer games, tournaments, speed-runs and commentated action!

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    Sponsored Exhibits

    Spots still available!

    Is your company interested in having a presence at IndieCade Europe? Contact us at central-at-indiecade-dot-com for more information.

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    Show a game demo

    2-hour demo slots for your game!

    Due to popular demand, IndieCade is bringing the Show & Tell demo area to Europe. If you're playtesting a work-in-progress, promoting an upcoming release / crowd-funded project, or just interested in showing your game, show it off here for a few hours! Details of particpation will be posted in the coming months, requires ticket purchase and first-come first-serve. If you are intrested in being considered for the European IndieCade Games Showcase (above) you will need to submit your game to the IndieCade Submissions by July 1st.

    Special Awards and Night Game Event

    A new twist on Night Games with featured recognition!

    IndieCade brings its signature NightGame experience to Paris! At this edition, not only a games playing party - but, a special event offering recognition to featured games and individuals. A memorable evening for all.


    New friends, colleagues, and community!

    The opportunity to meet people, network, and socialize are so important! Not only in the “hang out” lounge, but events and play throughout the event are designed to draw people together and bring new opportunities.


    Our Location

    Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
    292 Rue Saint-Martin, 75003
    Paris, France

    Information about travel, hotels, and specifics to be posted in the coming months.


    Our Partners!

    IndieCade is coming to Europe with the support of our hosts who will be producing IndieCade Europe, Capitol Games.

    CAPITAL GAMES is France's largest regional Video Game Business Cluster. It gathers more than 70 companies from the video game industry in the Paris region: studios, publishers, training institutes and middleware companies. Capital Games provides its members with a range of dedicated services and training on five axes (Marketing, Human Resources, Ethics, Finance, and Export). Through encouraging the sustainable growth of those companies, it also contributes to the long-term structuring of the industry. Capital Games is supported and works closely with its local, regional, and national public partners. Capital Games also works in conjunction with other local and international video game and digital content representatives. Capital Games has been successfully co-organizing Game Connection since 2011, which has become one of the leading video game business convention in Europe.


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