Games Masterclass focusing on storytelling and music, from renowned composer Gareth Coker
Next month, BAFTA nominated, renowned British composer, Gareth Coker will be delivering a masterclass on The Art Storytelling Through Music at BAFTA, London.
Gareth’s work includes the critically-acclaimed original scores for Ori and the Blind Forest, which has reviewed as one of the highest rated games on Xbox One. The soundtrack has won several awards, including an Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences award for Outstanding Music Composition, a SXSW Gaming Award for Excellence in Musical Score, and the Game Audio Network Guild’s Audio of the Year.
Since the release of Ori and the Blind Forest, he has worked on the soundtracks for Minecraft, including their Greek Mythology and Chinese Mythology expansion packs. He has also contributed music to the independent games Primal Carnage, The Mean Greens, and inMomentum. Veteran developer Insomniac Games have also given him the opportunity to score for The Unspoken, an action game that pulls players into a world of spellcasting and magicians’ duels. Travelling the globe to study music from different countries, Gareth has developed a style that focuses on memorable, melodically-driven themes combined with unique and unconventional soundscapes.
The session will also be hosted by Audio Director and industry veteran, Adele Cutting.
When: Monday, 16 April 2018 – 7:30pm
Where: Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London
Tickets: Public tickets Are on sale today! (Fri 2nd March), at 12.30pm!
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