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Digital Gaming Application
Creative Sector Resources
Creative Sector Resources
"Made In NY" Marketing Credit Program for Digital Gaming Media Productions
Section 1: Applicant Information
Type of Organization (example: corporation, partnership)
Name of Company Contact
Business Street Address
Choose Your State
District Of Columbia
Section 2: Description of the Digital Game
Digital Game Title
Intended Date of First Release
Describe your Digital Game (include a link if you have one):
Check the category that best describes your digital game:
A video game that is played on a personal computer, console, arcade machine, mobile phone or other electronic device (for example, Minecraft and Call of Duty).
An extension of a video game (such as an extended storyline or new game areas), so long as the content of the extensions is new and playable for an end-user (for example, The Sims: Livin’ Large is an extension of The Sims).
Simulation software (for example, software that simulates a driving experience for beginner drivers who are studying for their driver’s tests and virtual reality simulations for physical therapy).
Interactive educational or training products (for example, Endless Alphabet for children and incident command software for emergency management trainees).
A software application that provides connectivity and communications between a mobile device and a digital gaming media production web platform (e.g., Roblox).
Section 3: Digital Game’s Production Costs
Summary of the Digital Game's Production Costs
Total Production Costs
Total Production Costs incurred in NYC
Percentage of Total Production Costs incurred in NYC
Include the following in your calculation of "production costs":
any costs for wages or salaries paid to individuals directly employed for services performed by those individuals directly and predominantly in the creation of a digital gaming media production or productions, not exceeding $100,000 per individual; and
payments for services performed and property used directly and predominantly in the development (including concept creation), design, production (including testing), editing (including encoding), and compositing (including the integration of digital files for interaction by end users) of digital gaming media.
Do not include the following in your calculation of "production costs":
wages, salaries, or other income distribution paid to any person who serves in the role of chief executive officer, chief financial officer, president, treasurer, or similar position if the applicant has more than ten employees,
any income or other distribution including, but not limited to, licensing or royalty fees, to any individual who holds an ownership interest in the applicant, whether or not such individual is serving in the role of chief executive officer, chief financial officer, president, treasurer, or similar position,
costs incurred for the acquisition of intellectual property rights of a character from a third party,
costs incurred in the marketing, promotion or advertising of a digital game, and
other costs not directly and predominantly related to the creation, development, design, production, editing, or compositing of a qualified digital gaming media production.
Section 4: Eligibility Questions
Check one or more: Is your Digital Game -
A website whose production costs are primarily from:
video simulation, animation, text, audio, graphics, or similar gaming characteristics in digital format, and
interactive features of digital gaming (for example, links, message boards, communities or content manipulation).
Digital gaming related software that contains animations, simulations, or embedded graphics and is intended for commercial distribution.
A program distributed over the internet, a wireless network or similar technology (for example, a game played on a platform like Twitch).
None of the above.
Does your Digital Game contain obscene material (as defined in section 235 of the New York Penal Law)?
Is your Digital Game used primarily for electronic commerce, gambling, or political advocacy?
Did you receive a marketing credit from MOME for another Digital Game during the past 365 days?
Section 5: "Made in NY" Logo
Will you include the "Made in NY" logo in all artwork provided for media assets provided pursuant to this Program?
Will you include the following in the Digital Game?
the "Made in NY" logo in a location readily accessible and easily readable by the end user and
the phrase, "The 'Made in NY' logo is a trademark of the City of New York and is used with the City's permission," next to the logo?
If you answered "NO" to B, explain the reason and propose an alternative location for the logo and phrase:
Section 6: Other Program Requirements
You must donate money to a Cultural Institution on
or to a Community Organization identified through
New York City Council Participatory Budgeting
for a list). (The contribution is capped at $10,000.)
Which organization did you select?
How much will you contribute?
Do you agree to comply with the terms in the attached
By typing my name, I certify all information in the application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
Name and Title of Applicant
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