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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: The 'Banner Saga' Franchise: Making Indie Sound AAA
Speaker(s): Austin Wintory
Company Name(s): Independent
Track / Format: Audio
Overview: After 6 years, and many accolades, the 'BANNER SAGA' trilogy saw its completion in summer 2018. In this session, Composer Austin Wintory will give a postmortem for all three scores, detailing their creative and logistic challenges and solutions. This will involve looking at specific musical choices, production choices (such as where and why to record specific ensembles and soloists), how the contracts were structured to enable maximum value and how all these processes evolved across the trilogy.

GDC 2019

Austin Wintory


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