Have some serious fun at CMC.

Posted on: Monday 01 July 2013 10:53pm by Joseph Norman


Joseph Norman is producing a  session which will be exploring the commissioning landscape and how audiences have responded, plus research into the educative effect of games.

Joseph Norman

Serious Fun: Play as an Educative Tool

Time and venue: 2-3pm Friday 5/7/13 Cinema 2

The panel consists of exciting innovators currently operating at the cutting edge of serious animated games. We will look at games such as Sweatshop, which was banned by the iTunes store, as well as new developments to be unveiled.

This will be a fun session, giving an overview of this sub-genre of games which often tackle challenging themes. The audience will gain a valuable insight into the commissioning process, and the potential for future projects.

Key contributors include Darren Garrett, Director of Littleloud who made Sweatshop, and Phil Stuart from Preloaded.

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Joseph Norman

Furry Tree Animation, Director

Joseph has recently established Furry Tree animation studio in Brighton, having previously completed MA Animation at the University of Glamorgan in 2009. Current work includes ‘Chat Up!’, a serious online game about dating and sex for teenagers, funded by the Arts Council, and ‘Who’s Afraid of Green?’, an animated forest… Read more