British Columbia is home to some of the world’s most well-known video game, animation and visual effects companies employing thousands of people with all types of different skill-sets and talents. Have you ever thought that a career in creative tech might be something you’re interested in?
DigiMusic 2019 is a competition that gives you a small taste of what it’s like to combine creativity and technology, as we challenge you to compose music for one of the video game or animated movie clips below. These have all been created right here in BC!
(scroll down for Industry Voice and Career Pathway videos)
Dauntless is a co-operative action RPG for PC that was launched on May 21 and was created by our friends at Phoenix Labs, an 80+ person studio based in Burnaby. Battle ferocious Behemoths, craft powerful weapons and forge your legend in the Shattered Isles. This first clip portrays the lush, expansive universe in which the game is set. Can you write music to suit?
Project Eagle Project Eagle is an interactive art demo created as a collaboration between Vancouver's Blackbird Interactiveand NASA to help us imagine what life could be like on Mars. Blackbird's stellar track record in creating space exploration games such as the classic Homeworld series meant that they were ideal partners for NASA for this project. Can you compose music that evokes the feeling of life on Mars?
Who doesn't know the FIFAseries, one of the most successful game franchises in history? Did you know it was made right here in BC at Electronic Arts Vancouver? Try your hand at composing music for this state-of-the-art gameplay trailer.
Honkbarn is an animated series created by Kelowna-based studio, Yeti Farm. Help bring the lovable creatures of Honkbarn to life. They love to make silly noises and dance all night long but they can't do it without your help! Can you create music that's as strange and unique as the animation?
Career Pathway Videos
Head of Quality Assurance
Composer and Sound Designer
How Are Video Games Made?
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What is it like to work in Interactive & Digital Media?