Workshop for authors and game developers. Field research for the launch of the project “New Level“
Which role does the story and which does the code play when a computer game is developed? Authors and game developers will evolve ideas in this workshop for new games exchanging ideas on interactive storytelling at an early stage of the creation process. In cooperation with Netzkultur, an event series by the Berliner Festspiele and the Federal Agency for Civic Education.
Within the framework on the international literature festival Berlin (ilb), the results of both workshops will be presented on 14 September 2014.
Number of participants: 25, no fee, application together with short CV to the Literaturhaus Köln. firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 0221-9955580
Grit Schuster works as a freelance interaction designer, software developer and video artist in Berlin. Since 2004 she has been involved in the development of computer games and children’s software, and designs video content and interaction technology in theatre productions. She has worked as a programmer for the iOS titles “Schlaf gut” and “Kleiner Fuchs Kinderlieder” (Fox and Sheep GmbH), as a game designer and art director for “The Great Jitters: Pudding Panic” (kunst-stoff GmbH) and was involved in the theatre productions “Black Tie” and “Qualitätskontrolle” (Rimini Protokoll).
Mario Giordano is one of the most versatile German crime-fiction writers. His Vatican thriller “Apocalypsis” (Bastei Lübbe) earned him a place for several weeks on the bestseller lists. He wrote the novel and screenplay for “The Experiment” for which he was awarded the Bavarian Film Prize. He has written scripts for several “Tatort” episodes, as well as picture and young adult books, and children’s TV. He is a regular guest lecturer at the Ludwigsburg Film School and since 2005 he has explored digital interactive forms of narration. Since 2012 he has been developing new digital entertainment forms for the publisher Bastei Lübbe. His most recent publication was a book of lists with the title “1000 Gefühle für die es keinen Namen gibt” (1000 Feelings that have no name) (Berlin Verlag).