ASCAP EXPO Video Game Panel
Hosted by G.A.N.G. Board Member Tom Salta
This year’s ASCAP Expo featured an all-star game composer panel featuring Jack Wall, Austin Wintory, Gordy Haab and moderated by Tom Salta who is also on the GANG Board of Directors. The turnout was standing room only and audience was treated to an entertaining discussion going behind the scenes of some of their most recent notable award winning projects including Wall’s Call of duty Black Ops, Gordy’s Halo Wars 2 and Star Wars Battlefront, and Wintory’s Abzu and Deformers.
DigiPen Digital Audio Symposium - May 6, 2017
DigiPen Institute of Technology is hosting their 5th annual Audio Symposium, which is jointly sponsored by the Game Audio Network Guild. Featured talks include:
Becky Allen - Always Be Composing: The Flexible Music System of Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
Edgar Choueiri - The State of the Art of Binaural Audio for Loudspeakers and Headphones
Howard Mostrom - Orchestral Scoring and Audio Production in Planetary Annihilation
James Johnston - Spatial Audio: What Can You Really Hear?
Location: DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, Washington
This event is free and open to the public. Register online if you plan to attend.
LA Games Conference Discount
LA Games Conference is offering members of G.A.N.G. passes for $399, discounted from $599. The pass includes access to all speaker sessions (including breakouts and keynotes), and access to the official after party.
Each year, the most influential decision-makers in the digital entertainment industry gather at Digital Media Wire’s Annual LA Games Conference to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment. The 2017 event will be held on May 10. Held in the iconic W Hollywood Hotel, LA Games Conference is a high end favorite among game, media and investment leaders for the high energy, focused environment for networking, meetings and deal-making. Topics include VR/AR, eSports, Global Markets and Hollywood & Games.
GameSoundCon Call For Submissions
Submissions are now open for speakers for GameSoundCon 2017. GameSoundCon features two full days of sessions and panels from the industry’s leading experts on the essentials of video game music and sound design. GameSoundCon will be held November 7-8, 2017 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
Submissions may be lecture/presentations (25 or 60 minutes), roundtable discussions or panels.
Game Audio Pro: “GDC-level talks," aimed at the experienced professional
Audio for Virtual Reality: A “Conference within a Conference” focusing on VR/AR/MR
Game Audio Research: Academic or industry research on cutting edge issues in interactive audio
Game Audio Essentials: “A Game Audio 101” Crash course over 2 days.
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