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An audience from around the world will be engaged watching and participating in the project development.

Giveaways / Voting / Polls

The audience will be invited to join in reviewing games while in development, and voting on their favorite features and team members.

Live-stream Hosts

The live-stream will be hosted by various talent and offer audience interactions.

Chat and cheer

An active audience will be cultivated on Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Vimeo via a simultaneous stream.

Emmy® and Award-Winning Production Team

Creator and Executive Transmedia Producer
Karen Snyder, MFA

Karen Y. Snyder (KYS Realm), MFA, Digital Media Executive, Producer, Professor & Consultant. Karen offers over 15 years of experience in developing and creating multi-media projects that include live events. She has cultivated hundreds of successful digital media stories and marketing campaigns. As a full-motion video game producer, she created the world's first FMV Match-3 title. In 2017, she researched and developed an economic impact report on the video game industry for the Houston area. She is an Adjunct Professor of Digital Media at the University of Houston.

Award-winning broadcast producer
jon lindgren

Jon is an experienced creative marketing solution executive and broadcast program producer.  He has over 20 years experience in broadcast production and he is a Tribeca Film Festival award-winner. His background in development includes being the Founder of Recovery Network, an interactive patient education at the bedside through mobile app.

Emmy® Award-Winning Producer
Michelle Fitzgerald

Michelle Fitzgerald is a triple National Daytime Emmy Award winning and five time Emmy Award nominated Producer with over 25+ years of experience in the Film & Television industry. She has extensive experience in all facets of development, programming, production, and distribution. Michelle has excelled as a producer and casting director on both cable, national, and international television series, films, commercials, and industrial series.

medical video games are READY to Take off

"The Healthcare Games Showdown will draw considerable attention to how serious simulations and games can positively impact healthcare outcomes. Plus it will show that Houston not only has quality young talent, but amazing medical resources to help  scale up a business. Personally, I would love to see a video game come out of this that will improve compliance and patients taking their medications on time."
- Lance Black, PhD
Interim Director, TMC Innovation Institute

Dr lance Black


TAP INTO the next generation

Create urgency

The way people watch TV is rapidly changing--more people are canceling cable subscriptions to watch shows online on their tablets or phones, resulting in record customer losses.  (Reuters, July 18, 2017)

live feedback & real-time analytics

Live-streaming offers a fresh and effective way to pull influencers into your campaigns and positivity effect SEO. (Vimeo, 2018)

authenticate YOUR brand

Web conversions see a 35% higher conversion rate due to video, while retailers cite a 40% increase in purchases as a result of video. (IBM, 2018)

3x longer viewing

Live-stream videos offer 3x longer watching than regular video. (IMB, 2018)

Audience Engagement

Twitch has more than 100 million active monthly viewers filled with Millennials who want to watch AND ENGAGE with creators for at least two hours of content viewing a day. (GreenGeeks, Feb 13, 2018)

VIDEO rules

In 2017, video content accounted for nearly 75% of all internet traffic with nearly 100 million viewers every day. (HighQ, 2017)