IGDA-LA: Game Writers Roundtable

Event Details

IGDA-LA: Game Writers Roundtable

Time: August 12, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: WGAW Headquarters
Street: 7000 West 3rd Street, 2nd Floor Lounge
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA 90048
Website or Map: http://igdala-august2010.even…
Event Type: networking, panel, games, film, writing
Organized By: IGDA-LA
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2010

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Event Description

IGDA-Los Angeles invites you to join the local game development community on the second Thursday of each month to explore current industry topics, connect with professional peers, and foster the advancement of the game industry.

Panel Topic for August
Writing Videogames:
Tall Tales of Triumph & Terror

The Videogame Writers Caucus welcomes the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) to the WGAW for a joint gathering focused on videogame writing and writers. The event will offer members of both organizations the opportunity to meet their counterparts and discover what points of common ground exist between two groups dedicated to improving the lives and careers of game writers. The meeting will feature a panel discussion on game writing with an all-star group of industry veterans whose backgrounds run the gamut from film and TV to gaming.

Panelists:
* Gary Drucker – Writer, producer and new media consultant whose portfolio runs the gamut from screenwriting, to interactive titles, to location-based entertainment and everything in between.

* Sean Jablonski – Writer and producer of hit TV and video game properties including The Bourne Conspiracy, Nip/Tuck, Law & Order and Oz.

* F.J. Lennon – Writer, interactive producer and designer with over 45 interactive games & educational titles, including Realtime Audio Adventures, Star Crusader, Disney’s Hades Challenge and Blood Net.

* Susan O’Connor – Writer of award-winning games that have sold over 10 million copies, including BioShock, BioShock 2, Far Cry 2, Blacksite: Area 51 and Gears of War.

* Marv Wolfman – Writer of comic books, videogames, film, TV and much more, including Blade, The Tomb of Dracula, The New Teen Titans and Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Food:
Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

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