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

Canton of Vaud : Call for projects for the creation of video games

Canton de Vaud

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Online applications will be open from Wednesday 1 July to Sunday 29 August 2021

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For the third consecutive year, the Service des affaires culturelles (SERAC) is launching a call for projects in the field of video games. With an amount of 50’000 CHF, the support is dedicated to both the creation and the production of games.
The projects applying must stand out for their originality and technical innovation, their artistic creativity (game design, graphic/sound design, storytelling), their technical architecture, their marketing strategy and their economic development potential. Only entities with a legal personality or registered as a legal entity, and having their headquarters in the canton of Vaud, can submit a file.

The detailed application conditions and selection procedure are described here

The press release (in French) is available here

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.