Fast Five – Meghann O’Neill

In the lead up to this year’s festival, we’ve asked some of our speakers a set of Fast Five questions about their work and their thoughts on games in Australia. Today we have games reviewer, music teacher, and composer Meghann O’Neill, who will be...

Ticketing F.A.Q.

Freeplay has had a huge overhaul this year in terms of what we’re offering, so in the last few weeks before the festival we thought we’d let you all know about how ticketing and access to each event works. Frequently Asked Questions Q: A lot of Freeplay is...

Call for volunteers

As in previous years, Freeplay is looking for a few good volunteers to assist at our events. If you’re passionate about the art and culture of games and want to help make our biggest festival yet the best it can be, we’d love to hear from you! Visit the...

Welcome to Freeplay 2015

After months and months of preparation, I’m really happy to welcome you to Freeplay for 2015. Take a look around our beautiful new website – with amazing artwork from our Visual Art Lead, Marigold Bartlett. There’s so much to tell you all about what...

Dates, awards announced for Freeplay 2015

Welcome back to Freeplay for 2015! This is going to be a huge year for us. In fact, in the year of our tenth festival, it’ll be our biggest yet. We’ve got a ten-day festival for you this year in Melbourne between April 10 to April 19, culminating in an exciting...

Parallels wrap-up

If you missed our incredible 2014 Parallels event, the full video is available above. And, if you’re looking for a recommendation, here’s what the media said: The Age/Sydney Morning Herald: “Freeplay, Australia’s premier indie games festival,...

Approaching Parallels

We’re just under two weeks out from Parallels, our Showcase and Playday at ACMI on the 18th of October, and we’re incredibly excited. We’ve got a lot in store for you. To get a preview, head on over to our brand new Freeplay Tumblr, we’re...

Three big Freeplay events for 2014 and 2015

Today we are super excited to announce not one, not two, but three big Freeplay events for both this year and next: On August 31 we’re running ‘Play By the Book’ as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival ‘LitHop’ event. We’re at...

Well, we’ve got some announcements to make…

Join us this Wednesday the 13th at 1pm AEST in our live Google Hangout for Freeplay’s Lunch Launch, where we’ll be announcing our upcoming programme of events! You can either just hit ‘play’ above on the embedded link at 1pm, or join us at the...