Rome Videogame Lab is the first and only Italian festival of the applied games, those interactive virtual simulations of reality which, throughout playing, achieve educational, marketing goals and social and cultural awareness.
The event, which takes place in the Cinecittà Studios, was born with the aim of raising awareness of the world of video games created not only to entertain, but mainly aimed at learning in various fields: healthcare, scientific dissemination, education, cultural heritage and more.
Rome Videogame Lab has been produced since 2018 by Cinecittà SpA in co-production with Q Academy and in collaboration with IIDEA-Italian Interactive Digital Entertainment Association
The festival is part of Cinecittà SpA's commitment to programs of development of the gaming industry in Italy and relies on the support of Mibact, the Lazio Region, the Municipality of Rome, the collaboration of the CNR, public and private institutions and other entities.
The Rome Videogame Lab editorial director is Giovanna Marinelli, president of Q Academy, an expert in cultural management with managerial experience in both public and private cultural structures and in the management of large events.
Project manager is Francesca Sereno, organizational manager of Q Academy. She is a founding member of the Fitzcarraldo Foundation in Turin, where she gained experience in developing plans for cultural projects, she was a columnist for Giornale delle Fondazioni.
Orsola Damiani is the graphic designer of Rome Videogame Lab. Her experience ranges from festivals, art exhibitions, shows, events. As an illustrator she publishes children's books, she designs and creates illustrations for teaching in museums, for online magazines, for wine labels ...