MiniGame is open to video game studios based in Northern Ireland that are working towards developing their first game. Northern Ireland Screen is seeking new teams to video game development that are motivated to develop and release their first title.

MiniGame will encourage studios to create mini/short games that they can publish within 5 months. These can be narrative games that can be completed in a couple of hours, an endless runner with unique mechanics, a turn based strategy with interesting rules. Concise games that people can pick-up and enjoy in a day.

MiniGame will be hosted in The Pixel Mill based at Ormeau Baths in Belfast, or remotely if teams are not based in Belfast, where companies will have access to facilities and mentors.

Northern Ireland Screen will support up to 3 companies to develop their business and build their teams. As part of MiniGame companies will receive:

  • Up to £24,000 in development funding per company across 2 stages
  • Access to facilities and mentors at The Pixel Mill

Interested companies will initially be invited to complete an online expression of interest. From there, shortlisted companies will be invited to attend an interview and pitch presentation.

Please read the application pack for more information.

Click HERE to apply.

Deadline for applications is Friday 13th August.

For further information please email Rory Clifford, Interactive Manager,