20 aug (1597926600 20) 12:30 20 (aug 20)15:30 Growing Games: Freelancer Edition 12:30 - 15:30 Screen Copenhagen, Flæsketorvet 38B, 1711 København, Denmark Event Organized By: Growing Games Event Type : Growing Games

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What does it take, to make it as a freelancer in the Danish games industry?

Join us for an afternoon workshop, prepared specifically for people working as freelancers in the Danish games industry. Through a number of talks, exercises, and panels, we are going to touch upon issues such as:

Workshop Panel:

  • Palle Schmidt, freelance illustrator, writer and comic book artist living in Copenhagen, Denmark and author of “SOLO – Survival guide for create freelancers“. Besides writing his own comics and crime novels , he teaches comics on ComicsForBeginners.com and has a podcast with writer interviews (in Danish) at plotcast.dk, and blogs on palleschmidt.com.
  • Thomas Løfgren, award-winning veteran developer, designer and director of games, apps, communities and social media systems.
  • Bjørn Jacobsen, Audio designer. MSc. IT. Audio Design. Award-winning audio designer who has worked on titles like HITMAN, Cyperpunk 2077, EVE : Valkyrie, DARQ, and many more
  • Morten Brunbjerg, award-winning freelance game writer with 9 years of experience writing and designing stories, narratives, dialogue, and plot.
  • Caroline Fangel, Freelance UI, 2D and 3D artist with a number og years of experience from the Danish games industry.

 

Detailed program:

12:00 – 12:30: Get-in and registration
12:30 – 12:45: Welcome and introduction
12:45 – 13:00: Initial networking exercise

13:00 – 13:45: Palle Schmidt: Life as a Freelancer including:
Administration & accounting
Own projects and supplementary earnings channels
How to get assignments?
How do you find the right price?
Structuring the working day.
How do you find your USP?

13:45 – 14:00: Pause
14:00 – 14:20: Exercise: Find your USP and your profile (v. Palle Schmidt)

14:20 – 14:40: Bjørn Jacobsen: Life as a freelance audio designer including
Special conditions for audio freelancers
How to handle tests
Pricing in relation to project type (heart blood project, etc.) and national differences.

14:40 – 15:00: Thomas Løfgren: Life as a freelance designer and consultant
Special conditions for designers and consultants
Long-term building of specific competencies

15:00 – 15:10: Pause
15:10 – 15:30: Caroline Fangel: Life as a freelance graphic designer
Special conditions for freelance graphic designers
The difference between being a freelancer and a permanent employee

15:30 – 15:50: Morten Brunbjerg: Life as a Freelance game writer
Special conditions for freelance writers
Free work. How and when is it worth it.
Competitors

15:50 – 16:00: Thank you for today.

Note: Please enter through the door at Flæsketorvet 38B, go to the back of the corridor, and take the stairs to the 3rd floor.

Speakers for this event

  • Bjørn Jacobsen

    Bjørn Jacobsen

    Audio designer. MSc. IT. Audio Design. Award-winning audio designer who has worked on titles like HITMAN, Cyperpunk 2077, EVE : Valkyrie, DARQ, and many more

  • Caroline Fangel

    Caroline Fangel

    Freelance UI, 2D and 3D artist with a number og years of experience as a freelancer and and educator in the Danish games industry.

  • Morten Brunbjerg

    Morten Brunbjerg

    Writer

    Game writer and dramatic structure dude with experience writing story-driven games of all kinds.

    Writer

  • Palle Schmidt

    Palle Schmidt

    Freelance illustrator, writer and comic book artist living in Copenhagen, Denmark and author of "SOLO - Survival guide for create freelancers". Besides writing his own comics and crime novels , he teaches comics on ComicsForBeginners.com and has a podcast with writer interviews (in Danish) at plotcast.dk, and blogs on palleschmidt.com.

  • Thomas Løfgren

    Thomas Løfgren

    Award-winning veteran developer, designer and director of games, apps, communities and social media systems.

Time

(Thursday) 12:30 - (Thursday) 15:30

Location

Screen Copenhagen

Flæsketorvet 38B, 1711 København, Denmark

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