2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

1st Game Ever: Pro Devs Show Off Their First Games

Sunday, March 15
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Long Center
AT&T Education Room
701 W Riverside Dr

A group of pros show off the first games they ever developed, so you can learn from their successes, failures, and hilarious life advice. These brave souls will bare all and give live demos of the games that got them started. They will tell tales of late nights, show off stupid mistakes, share lessons learned and answer questions about how they earned their place in the industry, each highlighting the one piece of advice they wish they could give to their younger self. The panel will wrap up with video submissions from gaming legends and surprise interviews exclusive to the SXSW audience! Panelists will be not only hilarious, but informative!


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Alex Schwartz

Chief Scientist

Owlchemy Labs

Alex is part biz-dev professional, part marketer, part designer, and part coder with a passion for creating. He's an ex-AAA Technical Artist turned entrepreneur, and now runs Owlchemy Labs, an inde...

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David Bisceglia


The Tap Lab

Dave Bisceglia is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Tap Lab, an Ambassador for TechStars Boston and Mentor at MassChallenge. He actively contributes to the gaming and startup communities as a guest lec...

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Michael Molinari

Independent Dev

Studio Bean Games

Trent Polack

Creative Dir

Team Chaos LLC


Free and open to the public. ***Admission subject to venue capacity and age restrictions.
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