MDC’s Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex to Host 24-Hour Halloween Hackathon Oct. 28 – 29

Miami, Oct. 12, 2022 – Miami Dade College (MDC)’s Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) will host a 24-hour Halloween Hackathon starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, through Saturday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m., at MDC’s Wolfson Campus in the heart of downtown Miami. This event is free and open to the public.

Projects will be judged in the categories of Games, Animation and Mixed Reality, and though open to all ages, minors require a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

The MAGIC Halloween Hackathon was organized by members of the M.A.G.I.C. Club, a student organization that seeks to supplement the MAGIC curriculum by gathering current and prospective students to learn from sources outside the classroom.

Guest judges will include Conrad Montgomery, Vice President, Current Animation at Nickelodeon, and Bill Buckley, Animation Director at First Contact Entertainment. Winners will receive prizes from Microsoft Corporation including laptops, Wacom tablets and Nintendo, as well as airfare tickets to anywhere in the U.S. on American Airlines.

To participate in the Halloween Hackathon, register at

WHAT:           MDC’s MAGIC to Host 24-hour Halloween Hackathon

WHEN:           Friday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m.

Register at:

 WHERE:         MDC Wolfson Campus, Chapman Center (Building 3, second floor), 300 N.E. 2nd Ave.

For more information about the Halloween Hackathon or MAGIC, please contact Nicole Garay at 305-237-3560,