Friday Lates: Local Heroes of Gaming

17 January
5.00pm - 9.00pm
Location informationAll venues
Event cost$25/$20. Adults and 15+

All-night access to Game Masters plus talks and demonstrations from Canberra legends.


5.00pm - 7.00pm: win a SEGA Mega Drive Mini competition: A lucky winner will take home the brand-new SEGA Mega Drive Mini console! Sign up to compete in a friendly tournament for your chance to win. Courtesy SEGA/Five Star Games

From 6.30pm in Arc: 10 minute lightning-round talks:

- Tejay Fraser-Chitticks: Canberra based and working remotely with Californian based company Counterplay Games. Their game Godfall was just announced and is the first official Game announced for the PlayStation 5
- Tony Lawrence: COO and Director at Mighty Kingdom. Mighty Kingdom won Australian Studio of the Year at the most recent Australian Game Developer Awards. Tony was the General Manager of 2K Australia in Canberra and a current Board Member of Interactive Games and Entertainment Association
- Mark Schramm: award winning Canberra based VR and AR developer. Currently a developer at Superhot VR
- Ed Orman: Director of Uppercut Games

6.30pm - 7.30pm in Arc: panel discussion with Tejay Fraser-Chittcks, Tony Lawrence and Mark Schramm

7.30pm in Theatrette: Elliot Schultz will discuss the history and aesthetic of the Game Boy handheld console and present his artwork for a new game set in Canberra

7.30pm in Arc: watch the Sundance Film Festival winner Indie Game:The Movie and discover the long and fascinating journey of independent game creators


Presented in association with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment and Game Plus

Friday Lates: Experience Game Masters after hours, with all-night access to 80 playable games, the bar open late and music in the Courtyard.

Sponsor's logos