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International Video Games Music Conference Announces 'The BAFTA Interview' with 2014 Original Music Award Winner Garry Schyman

LONDON, United Kingdom (August 15, 2014) -  Game Music Connect organizers today announced that their 2014 international video game music conference, which returns to London's Southbank Centre on September 24, will be supported by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). 

Game Music Connect 2014 is honoured to be supported by the British Academy and delighted to welcome the composer who took home this year's BAFTA for best original music. Introducing 'The BAFTA Interview', in conversation with  Game Music Connect co-founder John Broomhall, maestro Garry Schyman will reflect on and discuss his multi award-winning score for Bioshock Infinite

Game Music Connect is for aspiring and professional composers of all backgrounds and those interested in learning about the art and craft of creating today's cutting edge video game soundtracks. Tim Hunter, Director of Learning and Events at BAFTA said, " Game Music Connect shares BAFTA's mission to champion creative excellence in games, sharing the insights and tricks of the trade of some of the most exciting names in games composition - including this year's BAFTA winner Garry Schyman, who will be the subject of 'The BAFTA Interview'. We're only too happy to be part of this passionate band of devotees, flying the flag for this specialist craft which makes such an important contribution to today's videogame experiences."

Game Music Connect is created by BAFTA award-winning composer James Hannigan ( Command & Conquer and  Harry Potter series) and noted game audio director, composer and industry commentator John Broomhall ( Forza Motorsport 5Transport Tycoon), to celebrate and explore the music of video games together with the extraordinary talent behind it. Featuring interviews, practical demonstrations and roundtable discussions with some of the world's leading composers, music supervisors and audio directors, tickets for  Game Music Connect 2014 are available at  www.gamemusicconnect.com.

Game Music Connect 2014 is proud to be supported by BAFTA, Sony PlayStation, Electronic Arts, COOL Music and Classic FM.


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