If that wasn’t enough of a buzz, I found out that I’ll be attending the ceremony in New York on May 6th. A HUGE thanks to Ian Taylor and John Rendall of Animation Research Ltd. for generously offering one of the limited invitation spots to me so that Cannonball can be represented at the awards.
At Cannonball, we leverage our background in game development to create new types of user experiences for other domains. More people are playing games than ever before – particularly on mobile – and as a result we’re seeing more games technology and mechanics being applied in mainstream apps.
This is a talk I did for the Xero Summer of Tech seminar series in 2010, while still working at Sidhe/PikPok. The first half is a state-of-the-industry overview, the second half is more tech-focused and is aimed at programmers who wish to get into the industry.
EDIT : Having rewatched this video, I noted how much has changed since 2010 when I gave this talk: