Film Music Network New York Presents a panel with forum member Andy Brick:
MUSIC FOR VIDEO GAMES
Panel Moderated by Dave Pettigrew
Monday, March 13, 2006
Doors open at 6:30 PM, event starts at 7PM
Ripley Greer Studios 520 8th Avenue, (between 36th and 37th), studio 16F/G
* ANDY BRICK is a prolific composer, conductor and symphonist of music for film, TV, live concerts and interactive games. He has orchestrated and composed music for such blockbuster game titles as Sim City: Rush Hour, Stranglehold, and Sims 2. His music has also been featured in such games as Arc the Lad, Shadoan, The Far Reaches, Tesselmania and others. He has conducted and/or orchestrated music for over 50 game titles including Final Fantasy VI and VII, Harry Potter, Turrican, and Everquest II. In 2003 he conducted the Czech National Symphony Orchestra in the world's first Symphonic Game Music concert at the historic Gewandaus, Leipzig Germany to a sold out audience. In 2004 and 2005 he orchestrated and conducted European encore performances of similar game music concerts.
* MICHAEL SWEET is the Creative Director of Audiobrain, a unique collection of artists dedicated to breaking boundaries in interactive music. Audiobrain's music and sound design can be heard on the X-Box 360 logo and found on many award winning games including Cartoon Network, Sesame Workshop, Shockwave, RealArcade, Pogo, Microsoft, Lego, AOL, MTV, among others. He has won numerous Awards for his continued innovation and exploration of audio including the BDA Promax Award for Best Sound for a Network Package (HBO Zone) the Best Audio Award at the GDC Independent Games Festival, and nominations for four GANG awards. Michael is also a contributor to organizations that pioneer the advancement of standards for interactive music and sound design including the IASIG and GANG.
* Panel Moderator DAVE PETTIGREW is Vice President, EMI Stategic Marketing, EMI Music for Games. He has been working for EMI Music Publishing for the past 8 years. His division, EMI musicResources, was created over 10 years ago and has long been known as a pioneer in the music publishing business, servicing advertising, gaming & merchandising clients w/ creative access to the EMI Music Publishing catalog of over 1,000,000 copyrights. Dave extended musicResources reach into the video game world over five years ago, offering clients access to EMI's vast roster of artists & writers. Working with artists such as The Crystal Method, Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, Snoop Dogg, Lindstrom & many others, Dave has worked on countless games with every major game publisher. Dave is now building his own department within EMI that will concentrate solely on the gaming arena & will further extend EMI's reach into this ever-expanding world.
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