Albertine Watson and Chris Pointon
– Hosted at Winnipeg Virtual Event
About the speaker
Albertine Watson is a game designer with Bunnyhug Games, an international independent game studio working on an unannounced project. Previously, Albertine was a communications professional within the game industry and has worked on diversity initiatives in the non-profit sector serving Manitoba’s interactive digital media industry.
Chris Pointon is a graphic designer and post-secondary instructor, with 18 years of teaching under his belt. Previously, Chris co-owned a Winnipeg-based design studio called Space Cadet, where he architected memorable campaigns for clients such as Folklorama, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Warner Music Canada, and Levi’s.
Creative Manitoba strengthens, represents and connects Manitoba’s arts and creative industries. We unite and engage employers, workers, educators, professional associations and government in a strategic alliance, enabling the arts and cultural sector to thrive.
New Media Manitoba (NMM) is the non-profit sector council and industry association that represents Manitoba’s Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry.
Red River College is Manitoba’s largest institute of applied learning and research, with more than 200 full- and part-time degree, diploma and certificate options. Through hands-on and online learning opportunities and state-of-the-art instruction, we prepare students to become leaders in their fields — while also ensuring they can meet changing industry demands, and contribute to the province’s economic growth.
We empower people and organizations to solve complex challenges and create positive change through strategic practices, design, marketing, technology and innovation.
Jessica Dumas, and her team, are specialists in speaking, coaching, and Indigenous awareness training. If your business requires an Indigenous perspective as it pertains to customer service, workplace performance, diversity, social media, corporate strategy or conflict resolution/mediation, then Jessica’s team is ideally suited to help you.
Gabrielle Touchette is a photographer in Winnipeg specializing in portrait and commercial photography. She started her business in 2008 after obtaining a diploma from PrairieView School of Photography (now Willis College). After graduating, Gabrielle taught in their diploma program before shifting gears in 2010 to run her business full time. Today, Gabrielle continues to be passionate about meeting new people and sharing their stories through her favourite art form: photography.
The Video Game Industry: A Promising (and Safer) Future
Winnipeg Virtual Event
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