April 27, 8:30am - 10:00am MDT.
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About the speaker
Marissa Kelly is co-owner of Magpie Games and senior art director at John Wick Presents. She is also a founding member of a number of other gaming organizations including the Indie Game Developer Network and New MexiCon. In addition to her volunteer work in the industry, Marissa has helped manage and oversee more than 10 successful Kickstarters raising over 2 million dollars overall. Furthermore, Marissa indulges her love of science by spending her summers as a research assistant for both archaeological and paleontological sites.
Creative Startups is the international business accelerator for the creative industries. Creative Startups supports entrepreneurs through business development, fostering international networks and connecting startups to investment.
The Arts & Cultural District creatively supports the arts and culture ecosystem of Downtown Albuquerque. We magnify the reach and capacity of Albuquerque’s innovative organizations and individuals, forging a vibrant and prosperous downtown community for everyone.
The City of Albuquerque’s Economic Development Department works to create, diversify, and enhance job growth and to promote business development and stability.
The Economic Development Department supports business and the development community within city government and between city agencies.
Magpie Games is a game development and production company devoted to creating interesting, innovative, boundary-pushing, and most of all high-quality games across a wide variety of genres and styles. The majority of Magpie’s productions are tabletop roleplaying games, ranging from games designed to recreate disaster movies, to games designed to tell the stories of baby dragons on adventures, to gritty games about supernatural criminals and power brokers.