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Friday, October 11

12:15pm CEST

Getting Into Game Narrative
A flash course on the role and makeup of a narrative designer, plus top tips for breaking into the industry.

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Sarah Longthorne

Narrative Designer & Games Writer, Sumo Digital
Sarah Longthorne is a AAA narrative designer and games writer currently working at Sumo Digital in Nottingham, UK. Her previous credits include Block N Load and the Love Island mobile game, among other titles. She was previously a finalist for MCV's Women In Games Rising Star of the... Read More →

Friday October 11, 2019 12:15pm - 1:00pm CEST
Main Stage

1:00pm CEST

Why you don't suck as much as you think: Views of the Self & getting stronger by not bending in the wrong direction
For most people making their way into careers in games, tech and media there are common obstacles we rarely are taught of. So most of us find out the hard way, that the biggest obstacles are lying within ourselves - and that at the same time that it is hard to know, where to draw the line between inner obstacles and external constraints to be fought with.

Phoenix Perry, Co-founder of Code Liberation Foundation, activist and University Professor at the University of the Arts, London, will walk you through different questions and techniques to get some of the biggest obstacles out of the way, which we usually tend to put up for ourselves.

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Phoenix Perry

Founder, Code Liberation Foundation
Phoenix Perry creates physical games and user experiences. As an advocate for women in game development, she founded Code Liberation Foundation. In her role at UAL’s Institute of Creative Coding, she lecturers on Physical Computing and leads an MSc and a BSc in Creative Computing... Read More →

Friday October 11, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm CEST
Main Stage
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