Thursday 31st May, 2012
2:45pm to 3:10pm
It's become clear that Generation G wants to play with content, and if it's not interactive and playful, then content is not working hard enough to engage with the modern audience.
A panel session exploring the ramifications of these trends for the games space.
Development Producer - Games and Broadcast, Somethin\' Else
Mark Sorrell is a 'games guy' who has worked in the TV industry for the past decade. In an increasingly convergent world, the insight such an unusual background can bring is becoming ever more useful. Also, he has stupid hair, an amusing face and the voice and physical presence of a Norse deity.
Dr Twist comes from Channel 4 as Commissioning Editor for Education where she commissioned Digital Emmy-winning Battlefront II, a stable of games, and social media projects. Previous positions include Multiplatform Commissioner for BBC Entertainment & Switch, BBC Three Multiplatform Channel Editor and in a former life was a technology reporter for BBC News. With a background in digital media, education, creative technology and youth culture, Twist brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of interactive entertainment including media, technical innovation and creativity, commercial and political issues.
MD, Agora Media
Richard Kastelein is a Creative Technologist and Canadian Expatriate based in both the UK and Netherlands. Winner 2010 Deloitte Tech., Media & Telcom (TMT) Predictions for Entrepreneurs in Holland for futurist views on Social TV and Media Convergence (Tech Visionary). 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureate for Innovation, his 5-year Atlantic Free Press project was honoured in Washington DC for visionary application of IT to promote positive social, economic and educational change including category
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