5th International Games and Playful Media Festival
Founders Square: 41 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
For the 5th year A MAZE. welcomes African and international game developers, digital artists, forward thinkers, entrepreneurs, and digital activitists to Johannesburg to exchange tools, skills, and ideas in the fields of independent games and playful media. Workshops, talks, parties, and a games arcade featuring the pick of African and international independent games and playful media. A MAZE. / Johannesburg 2016 - 5th International Game and Playful Media Festival is hosted under the umbrella event of Fak’ugesi - African Digital Innovation Festival.
A MAZE. is a Berlin based international label in the field of independent and alternative games, playful media and games culture. Interdisciplinary, game-centered events and productions transcending media channels and cultures are the signature feature of A MAZE. Our portfolio includes the production of festivals, exhibitions, conferences, workshops, game showcases, game jams, artist in residence programmes and a magazine.
A MAZE. interacts with their events in different creative scenes including Johannesburg/ South Africa, Rijeka/ Croatia, Cluj/ Romania, Ramallah/ Palastine, Moscow/ Russia and Berlin/ Germany. A MAZE. / Berlin in April and A MAZE. / Johannesburg in September are the annual festivals that highlights games beyond the mainstream.