Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4.15 pm
Location: Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06
Palimpsest, Pragmatism and the Aesthetics of Genre Transformation: Composing the Hybrid Score to Electronic Arts’ Need for Speed Shift 2: Unleashed (2011)
Stephen Baysted (University of Chichester)
Electronic Arts’ Shift 2 Unleashed (2011) has a unique hybrid cinematic score that renegotiates and re-imagines ten ‘chart-topping’ anthemic rock songs from bands in the US, Canada, and the UK.
Just received the official notification that our 1 Million € research project on 'persuasive gaming' will be supported by NWO Topsector Creative Industries. Jeroen Jansz (EUR), Ben Schouten (TU/e), Joke Witteveen (xmediaworks) and Joost Raessens (UU) will start hiring two PhD candidates and one Postdoc soon. Project is a collaboration with game companies IJsfontein, xmediaworks and Submarine.
In the summer of 2012 I started searching for internships on the Internet. Finding an internship was a fun and exciting process. For the first time I actually read lots of vacancies and I gathered knowledge about organizations and companies. I soon found out that no workspace is the same. Here I will briefly describe my internship journey.
Why an internship is like walking a tightrope, my research at SETUP Utrecht.
A brief reflection on my internship at VeldMark, a field marketing agency.