Kai Huang, Co-Founder of Red Octane, and Other Industry Pros are Coming to Cogswell for an IGDA Event!

BizCreativeFlyerJoin us for a lively discussion with Game Industry Veterans who have started their own studios and managed to keep them alive and thriving. Learn about the good, the bad and the utterly unexpected they encountered along the way.

If you’ve ever thought about starting your own studio, you won’t want to miss this chance to learn from people who have been there – and have arrived at the opposite shore successfully!

Date:                April 7, 2010

Time:               6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Place:  Cogswell Polytechnical College, 1175 Bordeaux Dr, Sunnyvale, CA    MAP

Panelists:

Kai Huang – Co-Founder of Red Octane and its President and CEO since 1999. The company published the popular Guitar Hero franchise and was acquired by Activision in June 2006.

Alejandro Gil – joined EA at the beginning of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and then spent 4 intense years as Co-Founder and Creative Director at Blackpoint Studios. He returned to EA to help finish Godfather 2 and is now Lead Environment Artist at Sledgehammer Games.

Simon Amarasingham – Co-Founder and CEO of dSonic Inc., a company that has been creating audio for games for 10 years including titles such as Brutal Legend, Bioshock and Farmville.

The event is free and open to the public but RSVP required.

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