Wednesday
05
May
2021
Screen industry: get in on the game development action!

Screen industry: get in on the game development action!

Posted Thursday 15 Apr 2021

Did you know that the revenue of the international gaming sector is larger than that of the movie and music sectors combined?

We're hearing a lot about the prevalence and success of games – games that are extensions of films and make more $$ than the original film, games festivals where hundreds of people watch gamers compete, games your children use for school...

So, where do you as screen workers fit into this microcosm?

This workshop is part one of a series of two. In this first workshop we will get an overview of New Zealand’s gaming industry, what roles are available, where story fits into the equation and many other useful facts.  Part two will cover maximising opportunities to develop games as part of your brand extension.

We bring you a fabulous panel of experts:

Moderator:  Aliesha Staples, Managing Director, Staples VR

Panellists: 

  • Joe Chang, Director, Eyemobi
  • Maru Nihoniho (MNZM), Founder and Managing Director, Metia Interactive
  • Lena Yaroshenko, rigger and 3D artist for Grinding Gear Games
  • Edwin McRae, Narrative Designer for Video Games
  • Krystal Paraone, Studio Manager, Game Developer

Members free; non-members $15 – drinks and nibbles included.

RSVP essentialoffice@wiftnz.org.nz

Date: Wednesday 05 May 2021
Location: Click Studios, Building 55, 145 Carrington Road, Mt Albert  (south end of the Unitec site).
Time: 6pm for a 6.30pm start

Wednesday
05
May
2021

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Wednesday 07 Dec 2022

Auckland Screen Guilds Christmas Party

WIFT NZ members, come along to the 2022 Screen Guilds Christmas Party!
Eat, drink and catch up on each other's news.
All screen guild members are welcome:
DEGANZ, EQUITY, NAW, NZCS, NZWG, PASC, SIGANZ, SMSG, SPADA, WIFT NZ.

Bookings essential

Click here to RSVP  

Thursday 08 Dec 2022

Wellington Screen Guilds Christmas Party

WIFT NZ members, come along to the 2022 Wellington Screen Guilds Christmas Party!
Eat, drink and catch up on each other's news.
All screen guilds members are welcome:
DEGANZ, EQUITY, NAW, NZCS, NZWG, PASC, SIGANZ, SMSG, SPADA, WIFT NZ.

Booking is essential

Click here to RSVP  

Monday 12 Dec 2022

Screen Guilds Christmas Party Christchurch

WIFT NZ members, come along to the 2022 Christchurch Screen Guilds Christmas Party!
Eat, drink and catch up on each other's news.
All screen guilds members are welcome:
DEGANZ, EQUITY, NAW, NZCS, NZWG, PASC, SIGANZ, SMSG, SPADA, WIFT 

RSVP essential to office@wiftnz.org.nz by 9 December

Programme is brought to you with generous support from the NZ Film Commission and Foundation North.