Big launch night for Livingstone-Hope report

Big launch night for Livingstone-Hope report
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

January 25th 2011 at 10:32AM

Ed Vaizey, Ian Livingstone and Alex Hope to speak at the launch of the major skills review of video games and visual effects

All those involved with the UK games industry have been invited to attend next week's presentation of the Livingstone-Hope report.

The skills review for the video games and visual effects sectors, based on input from the industries, along with universities and schools, promises to deliver a significant analysis of how the UK can best encourage and develop UK talent.

It will also sets out what the organisers have described as 'a compelling plan' for how the UK can transform into a world leader in both games production and visual effects.

Ed Vaizey, culture minister, Communication and the Creative Industries, is set to speak at the event, along with the report's overseers, Ian Livingstone, life President of Eidos, and Alex Hope, managing director of Double Negative.

The presentation takes place on Tuesday, February 1st at the Vue West End in central London.

For more information, and to register to attend this event, click here.