Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier professional development and networking event for the game development industry, focused on up-skilling and connecting the Australian sector via education, knowledge sharing and the provision of extended personal and business networks. GCAP caters to a range of disciplines and has grown and attracted an engaged audience and esteemed speakers from around the world.

The Focus For GCAP 2022 Is Ambition.

Australian game developers have found their voice in the world and that voice is ambitious. GCAP 2022 will challenge attendees to chase their ambitions and create world class products, experiences, studios, and businesses for an ever-expanding global games audience. GCAP 2022 will provide avenues for personal and professional ambitions to be realised and success to be achieved.

GCAP 2022 will run from Monday the 3rd of October, to Wednesday the 5th of October 2022.
Tuesday, October 4 • 10:00am - 10:50am
PROG ROCK ODYSSEY: Designing the Artful Escape

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A dive into the origins, art style, development, and artistic vision of the BAFTA award winning title, the Artful Escape, by Creative Director, Johnny Galvatron. Let’s get weird. Let’s pour over some of the influences; music, filmic, and visual that inspired the Artful Escape. Let’s talk about how we developed a visual style that Forbes called the most beautiful indy game of the year. We’re going to go behind the curtain and show you how we created our 2.5d characters and environments, what tricks we used, and pass on insights from the extremely talented team that made it happen.

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Johnny Galvatron

Beethoven & Dinosaur
Johnny Galvatron is the Creative Director at Beethoven & Dinosaur, helming the BAFTA award winning rock odyssey, the Artful Escape. Johnny has toured with Def Leppard, shot films clips, written a novel, and generally tries to keep his evil doin' hands from doin' evil. 

Tuesday October 4, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am AEDT
Room 105 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006