Jini Maxwell

Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob

Jini's Latest Articles

Chorus: A Musical Adventure. Image: Summerfall Studios
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Film Victoria funds 16 games as part of $4.3 million games investment

The funding will support production and release support for game projects, as well funding the ongoing work of several established…

The first demo of David Chen's Spiritwell will be available to play as part of ACMI's Big Games Night In
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ACMI’s 'Big Games Night In' returns with more free, local games

On 3 October, ACMI will kick off Melbourne International Games Week with another annual showcase of free, locally made games…

Wargaming Sydney is one of the studios that will benefit from the recently announced NSW tax offset for videogame development.
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NSW announces game development tax offset

From 1 October 2021, game development will be eligible for New South Wales' 10% post, digital and visual effects (PDV)…

Activision Blizzard Lawsuit
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Activision Blizzard lawsuits: Everything that has happened so far

A running timeline of all the events surrounding the Activision Blizzard lawsuits.

Billy Dent will discuss their game Monomyth at Freeplay's 2021 Parallels showcase
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Freeplay announces 2021 Parallels showcase lineup: a celebration of personal games

Freeplay's Parallels showcase is an annual celebration of heartfelt games and the people who make them. The 2021 lineup is…

screencap from Melting Parrot's Dap
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Australian horror indie 'Dap' wins big at Bitsummit

Winning the Grand Prize and Best Sound Design at Bitsummit, Dap might be the most celebrated upcoming Australian game you've…

artist and illustrator Benjamin Ee tells us about how his skillset translates to game development.
Career Advice

Your games career as a: 2D artist and illustrator

In this column, Screenhub shines a weekly spotlight on the highlights, skills and specificities of different game development careers. This…

The AGDA nominee list has just been announced.
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AGDA finalists announced for 2021

The Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDA) nominees list has been announced. The digital ceremony will take place on 6 October.

The cast of BUMP, funded by Screen Australia
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Screen Australia to cover Carer's Costs as part of development funding

Screen Australia have added a new line to the budgets of their development fund applications: $3000 to cover Carer's Costs.

Business Developer Gwen Foster smiles at the camera
Career Advice

Your games career as a: Business Development Manager

What does a Business Development Manager actually do? We shine a spotlight on the highlights, skills and specificities of different…

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