Felicia Day, actress, writer, producer as well as an avid gamer, will host the fifth annual IndieCade Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, taking place Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Los Angeles County. The 2012 IndieCade Awards ceremony is part of the annual IndieCade Festival, a public event that brings together independent game artists, media and consumers. The attendees take part in a weekend full of gameplay, workshops, panels, art displays and product giveaways.
Day, who recently launched her own premium Youtube channel, Geek and Sundry, is known for her work on award-winning television and in web series including Buffy the Vampire Slayer as well as The Guild.
"Felicia has great synergy with the innovative spirit of IndieCade," said Stephanie Barish, CEO, IndieCade. "Her passion, creative vision and self-starting attitude embody the ethos of the indie community. Having her host will make our award ceremony extremely meaningful."
The IndieCade Red Carpet Awards recognize the best games made by independent studios in the last year, and showcases games judged to be tomorrow’s hits. Previous winners Fez, created by Polytron Corp., and LIMBO, from Playdead, have gone on to gain critical acclaim.
Regular submissions for this year’s Indie Award competition are still open until May 1. Late submissions will be accepted up through May 15 for an additional processing fee. To submit a game, go to http://www.indiecade.com/submissions/