L.A. How To Break Into Videogame Industry: Conference and Resume Workshop Los Angeles, California, USAMay 8, 2004
The Game Initiative is hosting Los Angeles How To Break Into Video Game Industry: Conference and Resume Workshop just days before the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) show. The event is designed for artists, programmers, writers, musicians, designers and others looking to get into the computer and videogame business. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with industry insiders, including top recruiter Mary-Margaret.com, hiring managers from local game companies as well as network and meet with industry veterans. Professionals will learn how their experience and transferable skills can gain rapid entry into the game industry. Students will learn how to build an early professional road map to a career in the game industry. The event will also provide a great opportunity for local game companies to meet potential new talent. New to this event is the Demo Reel Showcase, where attendees will be able to bring their laptops to showcase their demo reels to industry insiders for direct feedback and job opportunities.
The cost is $60 in advance or $75 at the door. The event takes place at Mount St. Mary's College in the Little Theater on the Chalon Campus. Registration is available online at http://www.thegameinitiative.com/labreakin/index.html. The event is sponsored in part by the University of Advancing Technology. More information about the Game Initiative can be found at http://www.TheGameInitiative.com.