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Ex’pert Series Double Header! Georg Backer 3/28 1PM Theatre Rm 563

March 27, 2013 in Announcements, E'vents, Ex'pert Series, Guest Speaker, Student Alliance by vicki

Ex'pert Series - Georg Backer, March 28, 2013

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Georg Backer

Georg Backer
Creative
Hotsauce Interactive Ltd.

Join us for the next Ex’pert Series featuring, Georg Backer.

Georg has worked for Lionhead Studios on BAFTA Award-winning games such as Black & White, The Movies, Fable 1, 2, and 3. In 2009 he was named one of “30 under 30 rising stars in video game development” by Develop magazine. Georg pushes for interactive narrative mixed with immersive design, and has given talks and lectures in the UK and abroad about story and character in video games. He left Lionhead in 2011 to pursue an exciting venture, Hot Sauce Interactive, for which he has assembled and runs a small development team. Hotsauce has recently released their first iOS title called Catcha Catcha Aliens.

Georg spoke this year at GDC on Creating Immersive Narrative Games Without Big Budgets or Resources.

All are welcome to attend. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Tommorrow, 3/28 at 1pm in Theater room 563.
There is no RSVP or need to sign in for this event.

Related links
catchacatchaaliens.com
twitter.com/georgbacker

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Ex’pert Series with Manny Marroquin 3/29 2pm Meyer Hall

March 26, 2013 in Ex'pert Series, Sound Arts by vicki

Ex'pert Series - Manny Marroquin, March 29, 2013

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Manny Marroquin

Manny Marroquin
Mixing Engineer
Larrabee Studios

Join us for the next Ex’pert Series featuring, Manny Marroquin.

Five-time Grammy winner Manny Marroquin’s humble approach and creative technique have positioned him among the elite in the industry. His ear for sound has helped snag Top 40 spots for artists within a wide spectrum of genres, and in 2005 his talent and hard work were acknowledged by the many Grammy nominations he received for his work on the Alicia Keys, Usher and Kanye West albums (all were nominated for Album of the Year). Manny took home two Grammys for his work on the Kanye West album and a Grammy for the Alicia Keys album (Best R&B). In 2011, Manny took home the prestigious award for best engineered album for John Mayer’s Battle Studies, making him a five-time Grammy-winning engineer.

Learn more about Manny’s experiences and “The Life of an Engineer.” Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

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Ex’pert Series with B.Z. Lewis 11/13 10am Meyer Hall

October 31, 2012 in E'vents, Ex'pert Series, Guest Speaker, Industry and Career Services by vicki

Ex'pert Series - B.Z. Lewis, November 13, 2012

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B.Z. Lewis

B.Z. Lewis

Join us for the next Ex’pert Series featuring Emmy Award-Winning composer and producer, B.Z. Lewis.

B.Z. Lewis is a six-time Emmy award-winning composer, producer, and recording engineer from the Bay Area. He is the owner of Studio 132 and The MixPack, a worldwide online mixing service. With a great respect for education, B.Z. takes pride in sharing his vast knowledge and inspirational anecdotes with up and coming talent.

B.Z.’s music has been heard on major TV networks, platinum-selling video games titles, national/regional ad campaigns, and in record stores everywhere. Clients include Google, Intel, Nissan, Sony, EA, Guitar Hero, Symantec, MTV, and major network TV shows such as The Shield, Burn Notice, and The Girl Next Door.

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Ex’pert Series with Alex Henning 9/28 10am

September 14, 2012 in Ex'pert Series, Industry and Career Services by vicki

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Ex'pert Series - Alex Henning, September 28, 2012

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Ex’pert Series – Tomáš Jech – Monday, 8/27 10am Meyer Hall

August 14, 2012 in Ex'pert Series by vicki

Ex'pert Series - Tomas Jech, August 27, 2012

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Tomas Jech

Tomas Jech
Animator
Riot Games

Join us for the next Ex’pert Series featuring Tomáš Jech.

This lecture will cover a wide variety of topics– industry tips, networking ideas, interview preparation, and being an engaged artist. But there’s more! Everything from dating, to eating, to having a balanced life… this lecture covers it all. Bring your notebooks and pencils… And be sure to ask lots of questions.

Tomáš Jech
graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2008. He was an animation intern at Pixar shortly after graduation and went on to animate at major game studios such as Bungie (Halo Reach), Blizzard (Next Gen MMO), and Riot Games (League of Legends). Tomáš has experience interviewing countless artists and has worked in numerous high pressure situations. Most importantly, Tomáš struggles to make art everyday– which is a struggle that both students and professionals know all too well.

Later in the day, from 2:30pm to 4pm, there will be an Afternoon Workshop in Room 563.

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Ex’pert Series 6/28 Meyer Hall – Don Veca, Sledgehammer Games

June 19, 2012 in Ex'pert Series, Industry and Career Services by vicki

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Ex'pert Series - Don Veca, June 28, 2012

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Ex’pert Series 4/20 Meyer Hall – Jason Schleifer, PDI | Dreamworks

April 13, 2012 in Ex'pert Series, Industry and Career Services by vicki

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Ex'pert Series - Jason Schleifer, April 20, 2012

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