SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Information Day: Call for Projects – Interactive Media

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Interactive Media

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Call for Projects - Interactive media

Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Do you seek grant funding in support of computer games, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) and other highly interactive digital content? Pro Helvetia supports projects which have potential to reach international markets with innovative and high quality content.

We will show you best practice in how to prepare your submission for the next Call for Projects (deadline for submissions to the Call is March 1st 2020). You will hear from experts from industry and grant fundiing schemes, and see previous successful applicants on what makes a viable project and application package. Topics for the event will include writing/improving a business plan, writing a game design document, preparing a prototype for submission, and identifying a clear marketing strategy.

The workshop will be delivered in english.

16.00 Welcome and outline of grant criteria, purpose of scheme (Mike Reaney, Pro Helvetia)

16:30 Meet a member of the Interactive Media Jury: Erinrose Sullivan, Digital Marketer and Strategist

Erinrose is an experienced jury member at Pro Helvetia, having particpated in many previous Call for Projects. Erinrose will offer her perspective on marketing strategy for interactive projects, and effective communication to potential investors and supporters.

17:00 Audience Q&A

17:15 Apero & mingle

17:45 Close of workshop

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.