Junior Girls in Games is an immersive full-day event that covers the basics of Game Art and Game Programming for aspirational game developers in Years 9 & 10 that identify as female.

Girls in Games includes hands-on and inspirational game design, game art, and game programming workshops. Over the course of the day, you'll be introduced to creating art assets and programming in a game engine, while gaining valuable insights from Media Design School's Game Development staff.

*tentative schedule*

20th September 2023 l 8:30am - 4:30pm


8:30AM: Registration (Level 1)

8.50AM: Introductions/Housekeeping (Innovation Hub, Level 4)

9:00AM: Keynote – TBC

10.00AM: Morning session: Game Art

Game Art 2D

10:30AM: Morning tea (Innovation Hub)

11.00AM: Game Art sessions continue...

1:00PM: Lunchtime (Innovation Hub, Level 4)

1:30PM: Afternoon session: Game Programming

Game Development Basics

3.15PM: Session Break for Afternoon tea (Innovation Hub, Level 4)

3:30PM: Game programming sessions continue...

4:00PM: Wrap-Up and Awards

The above schedule is from last year to give you an idea of how the day will run and could be subject to change. A detailed programme for the day will be announced closer to the event.



Media Design School
Level 4, Innovation Hub
10 Madden St.
Auckland Central
Auckland 1010

Media Design School presents Senior Girls in Games on July 6th 2023

Artwork by final year, Game Art student Mia Tawhiao-Lomas