Programs

At MAGIC, we believe that we learn by making. This guiding principle informs our work and our relationships and is at the heart of what we do.

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Explore our Maker and Incubator programs

2020 Summer Maker Program 

The goal of the MAGIC Maker program is to provide students with the funding and support to manage their own digital media (games, film, digital media, interactive experiences, digital design and more) projects and prepare them for publication and investment-readiness. 

What do I need to apply? How do I submit? (please use this document as a reference for future programs; an updated document will be posted when we announce a formal call for submissions)

Key dates:

  • The deadline for applications for the  Summer Maker Program was March 11, 2020.
  • We will post dates for the Fall Maker Program in September, 2020.  

2020 Summer Community Incubator Program

The intention of the Incubator program is to assist indie developers in Rochester who are developing IP for commercial release. Utilizing a spectrum of resources, MAGIC intends to help recipients in all forms of developing and publishing their game. 

What do I need to apply? How do I submit? (please use this document as a reference for future programs; an updated document will be posted when we announce a formal call for submissions)

Key dates:

  • The deadline for applications for the  Summer Community Incubator Program was March 11, 2020.