Edinburgh Game Symposium: Official Day Schedule

Hosted at Inspace in conjunction with the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Friday, June 21st, 2013

Organized by: Jacob Pernell, Luci Holland, and Yati Durant



Part 1 - Game Developers

10:00 - 11:15

Main event: Open house with game developers - Attendees will be able to walk around and play

the games that were created by our guest game developers/speakers (e.g. Eufloria, Bad Hotel,

Pugs Luv Beats, etc.).

Secondary event: Game console station - Attendees will have the option to sit down and play

from a collection of Playstation 3, iPad, or PC games. Light refreshments available for free/donation.

11:30 - 12:45

Main event: Game developer talks - Our three game developer guest speakers (Lucky Frame

Studios, Alex May, and Alexander MaThew) will each give up to a ~25 minute talk about their past, current, and future game projects, their thoughts about the game industry, and will speak

about games as a form of both entertainment and art.

Secondary event: Light refreshments available for free/donation.

13:00 - 14:00

Main event: Break. Bar stays open. Social time with developers, etc.

Secondary event: Game console station. Light refreshments available for free/donation.


Part 2 - Game Composers

14:00 - 15:30

Main event: One-on-one interview session with guest of honor, Jeff Rona

15:45 - 17:15

Main event: Video Game Composer Panel - Panel with game composers to talk about various

topics related to scoring for video games. Our composers will include: Austin Wintory (via Skype - Grammy nominated composer of Journey), Jessica Curry (Dear Esther) and Simon Hale (LA Noire)


Part 3 - Game Music Concert

17:30 - 19:00

Setup for EFMO concert. Inspace closes.

19:30 - 20:30

Main event: Video Game Music Concert by the Edinburgh Film Music Orchestra (EFMO).

Repertoire:

• Dear Esther - I Have Begun My Ascent

• Gray Matter - Misleading Signs

• Gray Matter - David’s Theme

• LA Noire - New Beginning

• Journey - Woven Variations

• Journey - Nascence

• Asura Suite

• Deep Blue Sky - Flight

Secondary event: Light refreshments available for free/donation.


Part 4 - Social Event

20:45 - evening

Main event: Informal hangout at local pub (location TBD).