Participants in the showcase are competing for cash prizes we’re offering awards in the following categories:

1st Place: Drexel with Sons of Ra

2nd Place: New York University with BIRFIA

3rd Place: Champlain with Snowball Showdown

Innovation Award:RPI with Mystery Medium

Narrative Excellence Award: RPI with the Great Souhait Union

Technical Excellence Award:RIT with the Gristmill

Artistic Excellence Award: New York University with Moncage


Indie Zone: Dang! with I/O Interloper


Last Year’s Finalists:

1st Place

IO Interloper


Ben Caulkins, Janice Ho, Dorian Licata, Perrin Mercer, Sam Site, Fuller Taylor












2nd Place


Champlain College

Ethan Loewald, Matthew Rhine, Michael Walker, Colton Orr, Bryce McDonald, Rachelle Bish, Charlie McGarey, Aaron Millet




3rd Place



Zhehui Qian, Akshay Rachapudi, Austin Willoughby, Nathaniel Blair