Communication is key – and can lead to a better game, a great partnership, or a strained relationship if it does not go smoothly. This session will cover and discuss the various ways in which audio developers and game developers should work in perfect harmony to create a great relationship and a better product.
Barry Dowsett, co-founder of Soundrangers, is an original pioneer in the online delivery of production sound effects and music built for video games and interactive media. He actively creates and maintains an online library of downloadable sound effects and music optimized and licensable for game development, available at www.soundrangers.com. As a veteran of the video game industry, Barry actively provides original music, sound design, voice-over and integration services for many console and casual games, with recent titles completed for THQ/Dreamworks, iWin, Activision, Google, Koko Digital, Lolapps, Eidos, Electronic Arts, and Microsoft Game Studios.[Email Barry]