1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? Hello, my name is Jenny Brewer and I am a senior User Interface Artist in the games industry. I started my career at Lionhead Studios in Guildford, Surrey where I worked worked on a range of titles from the Fable series including Fable The Journey, Fable Anniversary, Fable Legends and Fable Fortune. After … Continue reading The work of a UI Artist… much more than menus and buttons…
1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? My name is Jussi Kemppainen and I am probably best known for my TD work on the Angry Birds Toons TV show and othe [sic] Angry Birds related productions. In Finland I am known from my music video / VFX / motion graphics work. I also worked on much of the cutscene vfx … Continue reading Moomins, Angry Birds…It’s got to be, Finland and VFX’s!
1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? Hello! I’m Eric Francksen, CEO of Sky Ship Studios, the team currently developing the digital adaptation of Atlas Games’ award-winning card game, Gloom. My team and I have contributed to games such as Guild Wars, Scary Girl, and Wolfenstein. With Sky Ship Studios, we’re excited to be focusing our efforts to digitize a card game … Continue reading Running Things in Wisconsin
1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? Hello! I’m Adam Rowley and I run an audio outsource company called tekkAudio. We provide audio, sound design and music for all sorts of things such as games, trailers, adverts, motion graphics and animation. 2: How did you get your break into games? Way back in 2005, whilst studying to be a film … Continue reading Adam Rowley – Rocking Your Audio Needs!
1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? S’up fools? I’m Tyler Helton, and I am the Lead Animator on Minecraft Storymode Season 2 at Telltale Games. 2: How did you get your break into games? My first break into video games was when I was hired as a Junior Animator at Telltale Games in 2013. Prior to this, I had done … Continue reading Sneak peek into an animators job
1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? Hey All, I am Jonathan Pasamonte and i’m [sic] a Sr.QA Lead Tester / QA Manager (In my circle of developer friends I tend to do all the Game Designs for Game Jams we participate in) 2: How did you get your break into games? I first got my break into … Continue reading House of QA
1: Hello who are you and what are you known for? My name is Gage Allen, and I am known for creating professional game trailers, cinematics, and the likes for indie and AAA studios/publishers. Most recently I created the launch trailers for Conarium, Empathy, and Dawn of Andromeda. 2: How did you get your break into the industry? It all began with Fallout 3, which had just come … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of the Trailers!
Here is the final part of our 3 part series of posts to go over some of the basics of what you need to know about protecting your legal rights for your work. Liz Surette is an attorney in Massachusetts who helps game studios protect their assets by providing services related to IP, contracts, employment, game content, and business matters. She has spoken on VR … Continue reading Knowing Your Rights, Part 3
We have a series of three blog posts to go over some of the basics of what you need to know about protecting your legal rights for your work. Liz’s disclaimer: My answers to these questions are for informational purposes and should not be taken as legal advice. Although I answer some commonly-asked questions below in general terms, you should consult a lawyer about … Continue reading Knowing Your Rights, Part 1-3
Mike DeLaet, co-founder and CEO at DOD Media Group. He has 17 years of experience in business development, publishing, marketing, games, digital, mobile, licensing, hardware, strategic partnerships and telecommunications. 1: Have you ever worked on a turd of a project and at what point did you realise it just wasn’t very good? Absolutely. If you’ve worked in the games industry at all during your … Continue reading Publisher and Marketing insights from Mike DeLaet