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Friday, July 18 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Opening Ceremonies + Keynote

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The Opening Ceremonies include the general address by the Chairman, guest introductions, and a very special keynote by Satchell Drakes of Satchbag's Goods and Normal Boots. 

About the Keynote: 

"Three Reasons The Bioshock Movie Will Fail"

Adaptation is a part of history. From adapting folklore to classic and contemporary novels, to novels finding themselves in theatre, to the recent plague of Hollywood adaptations that pull from both theatre and literature.

Though the transition from on-stage to on-screen can still manage to capture the heart of a story, taking the interactivity out of a video game for a movie adaptation has historically left players very disappointed. In this keynote we will explore why.


Satchell Drakes

Producer, Normal Boots
A constant work in progress, Satchell Drakes is a full-time Senior UX Designer and free-time game designer/enthusiast operating out of New York City. Under the banner of a YouTube channel called “Satchbag’s Goods,” Satchell produces long form and short form video essays that explore video games as impactful vehicles of conveyance. In each video, he attempts to bring video games to the crossroads of art and culture. He is also... Read More →

Friday July 18, 2014 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Chedoke A Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's

Attendees (30)