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The Future of Games and Entertainment: Special Keynote with Chuck Eyler

Transmedia SF

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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The Future of Games and Entertainment: Student Showcases and a Special Keynote with Chuck Eyler

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Drinks, Food, Student Showcases and Special Keynote!   


During this week in March, San Francisco will once again play host to the Game Developers Conference, the largest annual gathering of professional video game developers in the world. By some accounts, the Games Industry has reportedly surpassed all other forms of entertainment in financial returns including music and movies. Regardless of how you add up the sales and determine it’s relevance – there is no doubt that the Games Industry is a leading force in entertainment today and is a critical element of transmedia storytelling and in the future of entertainment and communications.

With Games as a foundation and focus for tonight’s events, we’ll explore the future of games and entertainment both with our student game exhibitions and our special keynote/fireside chat with film, television and games industry expert, Chuck Eyler.




6:00pm - Doors open for networking and student game showcase

7:00pm - Keynote/Fireside Chat with Chuck Eyler – Moderator Beth  


Join us as Chuck Eyler, entertainment industry luminary and veteran, discusses with Beth Rogozinski, Transmedia SF co-founder, the past, present and future of games and entertainment. 

8:00 - 9:00pm - Networking and student game showcase



Chuck Eyler, Studio Art Director, DreamCastle Studio, San Francisco, Playdom/Disney 

Chuck Eyler, award-winning writer, director, artist, storyteller and game maker, began his storied career as an animator for The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse, Tarzan, Fabulous Funnies and Flash Gordon.  Since that time, he has been involved in numerous television programs and films – including Oscar Award winning projects while at ILM like Innerspace, and Young Sherlock Holmes.  Chuck began working on games for Atari/Time Warner Interactive and has dozens of titles to his name.  While at EA, Chuck ran the art team for The Sims Console, won awards for Distinguished Service at EA and was nominated for his art direction for 'the Urbz' at the 8th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. Chuck is currently Art Director for Disney/Playdom where he gets to fulfill his lifelong dream of following in the footsteps of a career hero, Walt Disney. 

Moderator:  Beth Rogozinski - Beth is a serial entrepreneur with decades of experience in the media technology industry having worked on hardware, software, apps and games.  Beth is also a co-founder of Transmedia SF.

Student Game Showcase Participants and Projects:



 Exit Pallette:  Steven Ou, 2D Computer game  


Perfect Woman (name TBA): Lea Schonfelder, Kinnect Game                      


Objetif: Aliah Drake, Card Game                      


Sweet Sweet Salvation: Nick Crockett, Board Game                      


Arcade Backpack: Steven Amrhien, Arcade Packpack                      


Tickleplane: Mark Essen, 2D game / custom controllers                      


Arcade Machine: Peter Lu, Arcade Machine                      


Talk Therapy: Chris Reilly, Electromechanical game                      

Poliphony: Joshua Nuernberger, 3D computer game                      

Ascencion: Garrett Johnson,  3D computer game                      



 Monde binaire: Baptiste Milesi, Book + App                      

OKO: Nadezda Suvorova, iPad App                      


Foxx Keedz: Julia Garcia-Skrebneva, iPad App                      


Magnetics: Fabien Dupperrex, iPad App                        


Empreintes: iPad App                             

Rescue mars: Khalil Klouche, Ouya or Computer                   

Laser Cabinet: Khalil Klouche, Installation                       


Mimicry: Emilie Tappolet & Raphael Muñoz, Installation - Facial recognition screen                      


Blueprint: Benjamin Gattet, Ouya Console game

Intraland: Marion Bareil, Ouya or Computer

Become Captain: Camille Morizot, Installation                                 



 Hollow Grounds: Jeremy Spielmann, iPad app                      


Armadillo: Ralf Mauerhofer and Stefan Spieler, iPad app                      


Ned & Ted: Marc Gruber and Simon Kovatsch, Computer game                      


Journey of a Roach: Binan Woll and Mischa Geiser, Computer game                      


Butsch: Flurin Jenal, Computer game                      



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When & Where

730 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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