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Friday, November 18
 

10:00

Keynote : Matt Nava
Creative Director and Co-Founder of Giant Squid, Matt Nava, was the Art Director at thatgamecompany, his artistic vision helped craft the award winning games Flower and Journey.

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Matt Nava

Creative Director and Co-Founder of Giant Squid. Former Art Director at thatgamecompany (Flower and Journey).
Art Director of Flower and Journey. Creative Director at Giant Squid. Natural history/dinosaur enthusiast. I am interested in creating meaningful experiences through visual media.


Friday November 18, 2016 10:00 - 10:45
Amphitheatre Fourastié (English speaking - translated)

17:15

Keynote : Rami Ismail
Rami Ismail is the Business & Development Guy at Vlambeer, a Dutch independent game studio known best for Nuclear Throne, Ridiculous Fishing, LUFTRAUSERS, Super Crate Box, GUN GODZ, Serious Sam: The Random Encounter & Radical Fishing. Through his work at Vlambeer, Rami has come to realise that the marketing & business facets of many independent game developers could use some help. As such, he created the free presskit-creation tool presskit() and is working on releasing its first add-on, distribute(). Believing sharing knowledge openly is the cornerstone of independent development, Rami has spoken on a variety of subjects at dozens of game events around the world, ranging from the Game Developers Conference to Fantastic Arcade & from University seminars to incubator mentorship.

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Rami Ismail

Rami Ismail is the Business & Development Guy at Vlambeer
Rami Ismail is the Business & Development Guy at Vlambeer, a Dutch independent game studio known best for Nuclear Throne, Ridiculous Fishing, LUFTRAUSERS, Super Crate Box, GUN GODZ and Serious Sam: The Random Encounter.  | Rami Ismail is the Business & Development Guy at Vlambeer... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 17:15 - 18:00
Amphitheatre Fourastié (English speaking - translated)
 
Saturday, November 19
 

10:00

Keynote : Luke Crane
A talk on the power of small/niche communities, specifically referencing Luke Crane's own work and developing the RPG community on Kickstarter.

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Luke Crane

Head of Games at Kickstarter
I am the Head of Games at Kickstarter. I also design and publish RPGs and other games under my company, The Burning Wheel. I've designed and published 17 titles since 2002, won numerous orders, traveled the world and met the most amazing people. 


Saturday November 19, 2016 10:00 - 10:50
Amphitheatre Fourastié (English speaking - translated)

13:00

Keynote : Michel Ancel
Michel Ancel is a game designer best known for creating the Rayman franchise, for which he was the lead designer for the first two games, and the recent Rayman Origins and its sequel Rayman Legends. He is also known for the cult hit video game Beyond Good & Evil and for the video game adaptation of Peter Jackson's King Kong. He is currently working on a sequel to Beyond Good & Evil with a small team of developers, using development tools specially designed to make game development more accessible to a greater audience. In 2014, Michel Ancel revealed he had formed an independent games studio called Wild Sheep currently developing an open world pre-historic survival game called WiLD.

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Michel Ancel

Father of Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil, founder of Wild Sheep (WiLD)
Michel Ancel is a game designer best known for creating the Rayman franchise, for which he was the lead designer for the first two games, and the recent Rayman Origins and its sequel Rayman Legends. He is also known for the cult hit video game Beyond Good & Evil and for the video... Read More →


Saturday November 19, 2016 13:00 - 13:45
Amphitheatre Fourastié (English speaking - translated)

17:15