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GDC Film Festival: The Artists: The Untold Stories of the Pioneers Behind the Pixels

Location: YBCA Screening Room

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 4:40pm - 6:10pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Expo, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Special Event

Format: Special Event

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

The Artists is a deep-dive documentary into the first three decades of video game history through the lens of the designers, developers and programmers that lay the groundwork to redefine pop culture as we know it. The doc approaches specific games from this era as one would explore a seminal film. For a massive audience, video games are films of the 21st century, their primary source for storytelling. How did that happen? An energetic, entertaining account of this stunning artistic and business success story, The Artists is the saga of how the games from these pixel pioneers became such an influential cultural force.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/312671539