Game Music Connect full line-up confirmed

19 August 2014, 12:37 | Updated: 15 December 2016, 11:50

The full line-up for this year's Game Music Connect event in London has been revealed, with BioShock composer Garry Schyman in interview alongside previously announced Jason Graves, Jessica Curry and more.

The conference, which is now in its second year, will take place on September 24th at London's Southbank Centre and speakers include Steve Schnur (Worldwide Executive, Music & Marketing, Electronic Arts) and Garry Schyman (composer for the BioShock series), alongside previously announced composers and industry figures.

Interview: James Hannigan on Game Music Connect

Also announced are the final details of the sessions due to take place at the conference:

Meet The Composers
Garry Schyman (BioShock series, Shadow of Mordor, Destroy All Humans!)
Jason Graves (Tomb Raider, Dead Space series, Murdered: Soul Suspect)
Jessica Curry (Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Dear Esther)
Olivier Derivière (Assassin's Creed IV Freedom Cry, Remember Me, Of Orcs and Men)
Richard Jacques (LittleBigPlanet 3, James Bond 007: Blood Stone, Mass Effect)
James Hannigan (Transformers: Universe, Dead Space 3, RuneScape 3)
David Housden (Volume, Thomas Was Alone, Catcha Catcha Aliens)
Chair: John Broomhall (Forza Motorsport 5, Transport Tycoon)

Score To Studio
(Commissioning and recording orchestral music for videogames)
Steve Schnur (Worldwide Executive, Music & Marketing, Electronic Arts)
Darrell Alexander (CEO of COOL Music Group)
Tom Colvin  (Senior Sound Designer, Microsoft / Audio Lead, Ninja Theory - Heavenly Sword, Enslaved, DmC: Devil May Cry)
James Hannigan (Transformers: Universe, Dead Space 3, Harry Potter series)
Chair: John Broomhall

(Open forum for general game music discussion)
Speakers: Darrell Alexander, Garry Schyman, Jason Graves, Jessica Curry, Olivier Derivière, Richard Jacques, James Hannigan, Tom Colvin, David Housden
Chair: John Broomhall

Garry Schyman (pictured) will also take part in a special BAFTA interview as part of the conference, where he will talk about his score for BioShock Infinite. Schyman was the winner of the BAFTA for best video game music at this year's Video Game BAFTAs.

The event is being organised by composer James Hannigan and game audio designer John Broomhall and aims to "celebrate and explore the music of video games together with the extraordinary talent behind it."

Picture: Heather Gildroy

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