Storytelling In The Video Game Industry

@ Arts & Humanities

The McGill Department of English and Les Soirées Schmooze, in association with IGDA-Montreal, hosted a panel discussion on storytelling in the video game industry. Mary DeMarle, Richard Rouse IIINina L. Sund and Stephen Wark discuss, with Alex Epstein moderating.

  • What is great video game storytelling? How is it different from great storytelling in film and TV?
  • When does storytelling come into the process of game design? Who does it? …How important is it?
  • How do you break into the games industry as a story teller?

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May 13, 2011 at 2:41 pm


Policies for Peace: Whose Job is it Anyway?

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This Spotlight on Scholarship panel discussion from the McGill Leadership Summit featured three leading thinkers on human rights. Professors François Crépeau, Khalid Medani and Philip Oxhorn examine how peaceful countries like Canada can help encourage reconciliation in war-torn areas.

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December 18, 2009 at 1:26 pm


Healing Our World: Promoting Global Health and Well-Being

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This October, McGill’s Leadership Summit treated guests to two “Spotlight On Scholarship” panel discussions. This one features Professors Jody Heymann, Nigel Roulet and Brian Ward taking a comprehensive look at the challenges facing our planet, including global warming, the increased risk of pandemics, and the struggles of developing nations to rise out of poverty.

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December 17, 2009 at 12:29 pm


MNI Anniversary – The Future of Scientific Discovery

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A panel assembled as part of the 75th anniversary ceremony for the Montréal Neurological Institute discusses what the coming years hold in store for scientific discovery at the institute, in Canada, and abroad.

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December 1, 2009 at 11:13 am


Numbers or Chicken Bones: Responses to an Uncertain Environmental Future

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As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, the McGill School of Environment hosts a debate on whether environmental models have sufficient predictive power to move politicians and the public to act.

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April 22, 2009 at 3:33 pm


The Second Annual Faculty of Arts Great Debate

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Four great minds from the Faculty of Arts and four award-winning student debaters from the McGill Debating Union square off in two debates: “Theatre is dead” and “Censorship is the new privacy”. Moderator: Christopher Manfredi, Dean.

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April 22, 2009 at 2:40 pm


The First Annual Faculty of Arts Great Debate

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Four great minds from the Faculty of Arts and four award-winning student debaters from the McGill Debating Union square off in two debates: “The social sciences are not scientific” and “An arts degree is irrelevant”. Moderator: Christopher Manfredi, Dean.

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April 22, 2009 at 2:39 pm