International guests address narrative interactivity and international business at RioContenMarket 2015

MUMBAI: Esmeralda Producoes, content curator for RioContentMarket has just confirmed two big names for the 2015 edition of the event. Writer and games designer Steve Ince will attend the event as a keynote speaker and his presentation will address interactivity related aspects, as well as how this tool relates to narrative in games and other media. With over 20 years’ experience in the development of electronic games, Steve has games that were a hit and received positive criticism in his CV, like Beneath a Steel Sky, Broken Sword and In Cold Blood. Working as a freelancer for several studios since 2004, he has worked for EA, CD Projekt Red and Wizarbox. In addition, he has been nominated for the BAFTA several times and has won awards like the Game of the Year from the Independent newspaper. He is also the author of the book Writing for Video Games.

Kristin Jones is the executive in charge of international acquisitions, co-productions and format for the AMC channel. She will make an exclusive presentation about the channel for those attending the event. Among other things, she is in charge of developing and maintaining relationships with networks, subscription TV services and producers outside of the USA. Previously, she held the position of senior vice-president at Miramax and Buena Vista International.

The fifth edition of RioContentMarket, the biggest audiovisual content production event in Latin America, open to the television and digital media industry, will take place from 25 to 27 February 2015 at the Hotel Windsor Barra, in Rio de Janeiro.  


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