GDC is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, topic, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the GDC Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.

Winifred PhillipsComposerGenerations Productions LLC

Music Connection Magazine hailed Winifred Phillips as a “Superstar of video game music.” Her credits include games in five of the most popular franchises in gaming: Assassin’s Creed, God of War, Total War, LittleBigPlanet and The Sims. Phillips’ music has been featured in trailers for blockbuster movies such as Avengers Endgame and The Jungle Book, as well as television programs such as Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown. Music from Phillips’ award-winning Assassin’s Creed Liberation score is currently being performed live by a top 80-piece orchestra and choir as part of the Assassin’s Creed Symphony World Tour, which kicked off in June 2019 with its Paris premiere. Phillips recently delivered the first video game music composition lecture ever given at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. Invited to speak by the Music Division of the Library of Congress, Phillips delivered the concluding presentation to a packed lecture hall in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress during their premiere event celebrating video game music. Phillips’ enthusiastic fans showered her with questions during a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything session that hit the Reddit front page, received 14.9 thousand upvotes, and became one of the most popular gaming AMAs ever hosted on Reddit. Among her 18 soundtrack albums is the first videogame soundtrack ever released by WaterTower Music, the film music record label of Warner Bros. Pictures. Phillips’ latest project is a soon-to-be-announced fantasy roleplaying game from one of the most popular RPG franchises. Her other recent video game credits feature numerous virtual reality games, including Sports Scramble, Ballista, Shattered State, Scraper: First Strike, Bebylon: Battle Royale, Fail Factory, Dragon Front, and many more. Phillips is the author of the award-winning bestselling book, A Composer's Guide to Game Music, published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. Phillips has received an Interactive Achievement Award / D.I.C.E. Award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, three Hollywood Music in Media Awards, six Game Audio Network Guild Awards, five Global Music Awards, an IGN Best Score Award, a GameSpot Best Music Award, a GameZone Score of the Year Award, a GameFocus Award, and three Gracie Awards from the Alliance of Women in Media.

Presenting: