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Emotion Based Creation Pipeline Proposal

Sebastien Ebacher  (HQ Senior Producer, Ubisoft)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design, Production & Team Management

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: No

Is it possible to structure the video game creative process? The level of complexity, subjectivity and interdependencies make game features complicated to develop in a simple, structured and organized way. Managing creativity is a difficult task and this talk address the problematic of defining a clear creation pipeline by proposing an original vision of the video game development and an optimize creation process for AAA productions. This proposal is providing a way to always have a reliable "high level" status of a production in real time. We will see how we can integrate team lead's emotions and collective intelligence into an efficient validation process and provide a clear and simple definition of DONE. At the end, the objective is to offer tips, tools and best practices on leading big AAA productions that will help managers, leads and directors to structure the highly complex game development process.


TOPICS: Creation Pipeline Proposal - Validation Process - Status Definition for Features - Tracking tools - Game production & creation best practices - How to do Production Intelligence - Prioritization & Planification Tools - Inclusive approach - Tools for objective alignment of directors & leads - Definition of DONE.

Intended Audience

Producers, Creative Directors, Managers, Executives, Game Directors, Leads, Production Directors, Game Designers, QA\QC Leads, Others Directors (animation, art, narrative, UX, sound, cinematics, etc.), Lead Programmers, Marketing, etc, ...