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Unity 3D Join the Bill for BAF Game 2011

(PresseBox) (San Francisco, CA, ) Olly Nicholson, Technical Developer, Unity 3D is the latest industry heavyweight to be added to the bill for the seventh edition of BAF Game, which takes place at the National Media Museum, Bradford UK on 8 November and the University of Bradford on 9 November. To arrange an interview with Olly please contact

Animate, Iterate, Innovate: Life before and after Unity

With over 12 years of experience in the games industry, Olly has a number of AAA titles including Split-Second and the MotoGP series in his domain and during this time he developed a broad skill set, put to use most successfully as Technical Artist with Disney's Black Rock Studios. Drawing on his many experiences of working in the games industry, he will talk about the fragmentation of bigger studios into smaller indie developers and talk about the many ways in which iteration can be more fluent and creative when developers have control of their own tools.

Olly joins Brendan McNamara, founder of Team Bondi, Nick Adams, design lead at Blitz Games and Jay Grenier senior technical artist at FacewareTM creators Image Metrics, to headline two days packed full of exciting sessions for individuals working in the industry and fans of gaming. There will also be presentations from Hand Circus, Six to Start, Play with Learning, Ten24 and Game Republic.

BAF Game, a strand of Bradford Animation Festival, is organised by the National Media Museum in strong partnership with the University of Bradford and dedicated to showcasing the very best and most up-to-date computer games technology and animation. Running over two days, BAF Game will feature talks, discussions, screenings and workshops led by industry experts exploring the overlaps between the worlds of video games, animation and film.

Tickets for BAF and BAF Game 2011 are on sale now from the National Media Museum Box Office (call 0844 856 3797 or visit Prices for BAF Game passes start from £35 with BAF Animation passes from £50 and for day passes for either event from £25, and tickets for individual screenings from £3. Early bird rates expire on 21st October.