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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: How I Got My Publishing Deal: Student Game Development Success Stories
Speaker(s): Paul Bellezza, Matt Korba, Kellee Santiago, Brandon Sheffield, Kim Swift
Company Name(s): Riot Games, , thatgamecompany, Game Developer Magazine, Airtight Games
Track / Format: Game Career Seminar

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Overview: Worried about what to do post-graduation? Making the transition from school into professional game development is an intimidating one, but our panel of success stories can offer loads of insight. From Kim Smith (Portal designer), to Kellee Santiago (ThatGameCompany president, and Flower producer), and Paul Bellezza and Matt Korba (creators of The Misadventures of PB Winterbottom), these developers all made names for themselves in different ways, and they did it right out of school. They will share their experiences, and attendees can also pick their brains in a Q&A period.

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Paul Bellezza

Riot Games

Matt Korba

Kellee Santiago


Brandon Sheffield

Game Developer Magazine

Kim Swift

Airtight Games

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Game Career Seminar

Game Career / Education