11 March 2016
Masterclass co-organised by NBDCS and NTUC
Supported by the Media Development Authority
Room 903, NTUC Centre, 1 Marina Boulevard Singapore 018989
Game Writing vs. Narrative Design: A Masterclass on Understanding the Game Content Industry
UPDATE: TICKETS SOLD OUT.
This 5-hour masterclass, led by game designer, writer and editor Ms Toiya Kristen Finley, is designed for local media and literary professionals with at least intermediate experience in writing and/or the game industry. An interactive and engaging session, the masterclass looks at various aspects of a game’s story and how they can be implemented into its narrative design.
You will be able to:
- Gain a deeper understanding of the game structure and the integral role of the narrative in games.
- Master game writing techniques and tools to develop game stories through world-building and character design.
- Work in teams to develop a game script.
- You will also learn how to build your portfolio, and the art of networking and finding the right clients.
Discover how to write compelling game storylines and make persuasive pitches to stand out from the crowd.
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Game Writing vs. Narrative Design is the first in a series of Story Lab programmes led by the Media Development Authority (MDA). A key media industry initiative under the Infocomm Media 2025 Plan, Story Lab brings together media practitioners, emerging talent, students and members of the public to explore new techniques and develop their skills in the art of storytelling to produce compelling content across various media platforms.
For more information of the Story Lab initiative, visit Story Lab webpage.
The Festival organisers reserve the right to change speakers, events, session times, dates and/or other details when necessary.