AES San Francisco 2012
Game Audio Session G4
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 am — 11:00 am (Room 123)
G4 - Education Panel—New Models for Game Audio Education in the 21st CenturyChair:
Steve Horowitz, The Code International Inc., MPA
Matt Donner, Pyramind - San Francisco, CA, USA
Steve Horelick, macProVideo
Scott Looney, Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA, USA
Michael Sweet, Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA, USA
Steve Horelick from macProVideo will rundown the new ways that the internet and social media are changing the face of game audio education.
Formal Game Audio education programs are just starting to take root and sprout up all across the country and the world. From full fledged degree programs, 1 year certificate programs, to single class offerings, the word on the street is out and game audio education is becoming a hot topic and a big money-maker for schools. This panel brings together department heads from the some of the country's top public and private institutions to discuss the current landscape and offerings in audio for interactive media education. Students looking to find the right institute will get a fantastic overview of what is out there and available. This is a must for students who are trying to decide what programs are right for them as they weigh their options for getting a solid education in sound and music for games and interactive media.