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BAFTA at EGX Careers Bar

Thursday 17 - Sunday 20 October
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London E16 1XL

Join BAFTA at the UK's biggest gaming event, as we host panels at the Career Bar and showcase 4 winning games from our YGD game-making competition. See below for further details.

BAFTA Crew Games Panels

We are pleased to announce that BAFTA Crew Games will be represented at the EGX Careers Bar from 11.00-12.00 every day across the fair. These talks will be made up of members of our current BAFTA Crew Games programme, which you can find a breakdown of below: 

Thursday 17 October
11.00 - 12.00
BAFTA Crew Games: Making Games – First Things to Consider

Caoimhe Roddy, Indie Game Producer
Joel Auterson, Software Engineer at Improbable, Director at Bearwaves
Marina Díez, Game Designer, Freelance
Reece Banbury, Gameplay Programmer, Bossa Studios

Hosted by Jay Baylis, Director, Bytten Studio

Friday 18 October
11.00 - 12.00
BAFTA Crew Games: Mysterious Careers to Consider

Natalie Winter, Actor, VO/Stage Combat/Direction
Nele Steenput, Character Artist VR Games, Cooperative Innovations
Nida Ahmad, Games UX Designer, Freelance
John Griffiths, Lead Environment Artist

Hosted by Liam Blunden, Experienced UI Artist, Pixel Toys

Saturday 19 October
11.00 - 12.00
BAFTA Crew Games: Routes into the Games Industry

Amanda Blatch, Senior Artist, DR Studios
Adam Riches, Artist, Chucklefish
Laure De Mey, Programmer, ustwo games
Ben Maltz-Jones, Social Media & Marketing Executive, Rebellion Developments

Hosted by Adam Boyne, Games Developer, BetaJester Ltd.

Sunday 20 October
11.00 - 12.00
BAFTA Crew Games: Crafting Levels – The Art of Design

Christopher McGerr, Designer, Traveller’s Tales
Jacob Mills, Level Designer, Ubisoft Leamington
Tom Hughes, Games Designer, Supermassive Games
Jonathon Wilson, Level Designer, Hangar 13

Hosted by Rhianne Murphy, Narrative Designer, Sumo Digital

Young Game Designer Showcase

We are delighted to be showcasing the following 4 games from our YGD game-making winners:  

Maggie by Harry Thurston, BAFTA YGD Game Making 10-14 Years Winner 2018
Super Boson by Prithvi Kohli, BAFTA YGD Game Making 15-18 Years Winner 2018
LASERASE: Demolition in the Future by Max Robinson, BAFTA YGD Game Making 10-14 Years Winner 2019
Wip by Adam Pace, BAFTA YGD Game Making 15-18 Years Winner 2019

We will be offering advice to all attendees at our BAFTA YGD stand about getting your entry into the 2020 YGD Competition which is now open here.

All tickets will allow access to both the BAFTA career bars and the YGD showcase.