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Futurelabs

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LS2 7LY

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The games industry is globally worth almost $100 billion making it comfortably the largest entertainment medium. In the UK alone more money is made from digital sales of games than video and music combined!


If you’re interested in getting into the games industry yourself then be sure to come along to this event whatever your age and whether you’re in primary school or in a completely different career!


Hear from experienced industry experts about some of the jobs that are available in the industry and what they involve on a day to day basis. Find out how our speakers got into their roles and get advice on everything from course-selection to the teaching yourself online to how the recruitment process works.


Speakers confirmed include:

Lizi Attwood, Programmer and Owner of indie studio Furious Bee,

Catherine Woolley, Senior Designer from BAFTA winning The Chinese Room,

Hollie Bennett, PlayStation Access Channel Manager at Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

Anisa Sanusi, UI/UX Artist, who recently worked on hit game Planet Coaster!

Laura Dawes, Freelance 2D/3D Artist,

Simon Barratt, Owner of VR studio Cooperative Innovations

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Event Programme:

10:00am:Open

10:25am: Welcome Simon Barratt

10:30am: Designer - Catherine Woolley - The Chinese Rooms

10:50am: Programmer - Lizi Attwood - Furious Bee

11:10am: Break Tea/Coffee

11:30am: UI/UX - Anisa Sanusi - Hutch

11:50am: Artist - Laura Dawes - Random Stuff

12:10pm: Break Tea/Coffee

12:30pm: Community / Promotion - Hollie Bennett - Sony

12:55pm: Panel hosted by Simon Barratt including all the speakers.

1:25pm: Talks End

2:00pm: Event Closes

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