PAX Prime 2012 – Behind the Music of Blockbuster Video Games

Featuring the Award-Winning Composers of Assassin’s Creed, Borderlands, Deus Ex, Dragon Age, Fallout, Hitman, Mass Effect, Prince of Persia, and Splinter Cell.

Ever wondered what it takes to score original music for AAA video games? Learn from four of the industry’s most accomplished composers with diverse musical backgrounds as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of scoring music for some of the biggest franchises in interactive entertainment. Featuring award-winning composers Michael McCann (Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Splinter Cell: Double Agent), Jesper Kyd (Borderlands 2, Darksiders II, Assassin’s Creed I & II, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood & Revelations, Hitman 1-4), Inon Zur (Dragon Age I & II, Prince of Persia, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, RIFT) and Sam Hulick (Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect 3, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition). Moderated by Emily Reese, Host & Producer of MPR’s “Top Score” podcast. Plus giveaways and a surprise guest! The panel will be followed by a meet & greet / signing session outside the theater.

Panelists: Jesper Kyd [Composer, Website], Michael McCann [Composer, Website], Inon Zur [Composer, Website], Sam Hulick [Composer, Website], Emily Reese [Host/Producer, Website]

Source: mmoreportnetwork

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