High Score 2019: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming
October 5 - October 6
Composers, musicians and developers with an interest in creating the sonic landscapes of today’s interactive games are invited to hone their skills and industry knowledge at High Score: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming, which will take place at Southbank’s game development hub The Arcade, Saturday 5 October and Sunday 6 October. Early-bird two-day discounted tickets and full price single day tickets are on sale now.
Presented by APRA AMCOS in partnership with Creative Victoria, and part of Melbourne International Games Week, this year’s High Score expands to two days of expert talks, workshops and networking with a roster of renowned international guests and some of Australia’s best in gaming music. The two previous High Score events sold out.
Speakers include acclaimed Japanese games composers Manami Matsumae (Mega Man series) and Takahiro Izutani (Metal Gear Solid series), who will deliver a joint keynote. Game Boy composer Niamh Houston aka Chipzel will travel from Northern Ireland to join Kenny McAlpine and The Melbourne Chiptune Academy for an all-star panel discussion on the ‘chiptune’ genre.
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