On September 15th in London at the international video game music conference; Game Music Connect, there will be an exclusive preview screening of the video game sound and music documentary “Beep: Big in Japan.”

“Beep” director Karen Collins will discuss her experience of producing the most comprehensive documentary of game music/audio history ever made, and will present the world premiere of footage from her in-depth interviews with Japan’s game music royalty, such as composers Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy) and Yoko Shimomura (Kingdom Hearts), ahead of the film’s official release in spring 2016.

Some of the Composers seen in the preview will be:

– Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy)
– Yoko Shimomura (Mario & Luigi RPGs, Kingdom Hearts)
– Hisayoshi Ogura (Taito sound director behind Legend of Kage, Ninja Warriors, Darius series)
– Shinji Hosoe (Namco sound director turned SuperSweep music producer:Ridge Racer, Street Fighter EX2,3)
– Tenpei Sato (Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure, Valis, the Disgaea series)
– Yoshino Aoki (Mega Man series, Breath of Fire series)
– Michiko Naruke (Wild Arms series)
– Koichi Namiki (Daytona Racing, Virtua Fighter, Sega Sound Team band)
Game Music Connect is for fans and Composers of any level; whether you want to be a composer or you already are, it caters for all interests in the business, with panels and events detailing the video game industry.
Here is a full schedule of the events.
You can find out more here, as well as buy tickets at the Game Music Connect’s Website and Facebook page.

Posted by Lee Allen

Film and Television Score enthusiast. Podcast Host at Bombad Radio. World traveller.

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