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 Spring 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?

2020 Spring Maker Program application process  

Key dates: 

  • Submissions are due by Friday, November 1, 2019 at noon. 
  • Awarded teams/projects will be notified by Friday, November 8, 2019 
  • Spring MAGIC Maker program begins: Monday, January 13, 2020 
  • Spring MAGIC Maker program ends: Friday, May 8, 2020 

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?

Incubator program application process  

Key dates: 

  • Submissions due: Friday, November 1st, 2019  at noon.
  • Awarded teams/projects will be notified by Friday, November 8th, 2019
  • Incubator program begins Monday, November 11th, 2019
  • Incubator program ends Friday, March 27, 2020
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