Jason is a featured speaker at this year’s Soundtrack Cologne in Cologne, Germany. The festival takes place November 20-24 and celebrates music from film and games.
Jason is the guest speaker at IGDA in Raleigh on October 9. He will be chatting with members about all things game music related, including interactive music showcasing his recent scores, working with composers and the future of music in games. Visit them on Facebook for more details.
Jason will be conducting several world premiere arrangements at this year’s PlayFest in Malaga, Spain. Selections will include Tomb Raider (with 50 person choir), Heroes of Might and Magic and Blazing Angels. He will also be giving a 90 minute masterclass on music for games.
Jason will be speaking at Game Music Connect on September 9, 2013 at the Southbank Centre, London. Come hear several of the world’s leading games industry composers and audio directors talk about creating music for games – from both the composer perspective and that of the developers who work with them.
“For the fifth incarnation of the immensely popular JOYSTICK concert series, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra will perform several pieces by the acclaimed Jason Graves. A brand new heroic suite from the Tomb Raider soundtrack will be conducted by Graves himself. The audience will also experience his chilling music from sci-fi horror franchise Dead Space.”
American Composer’s Forum is pleased to offer this unique introduction to the exciting world of video game scoring, hosted by MPR’s Emily Reese and featuring composers Jason Graves and Lennie Moore. Jason will be presenting more than five hours of material the first day including detailed, inside information for the working composer and cutting edge interactive ideas for music in games. The evening will conclude with a concert of original music arranged specifically for the event. See the complete schedule.
“Ever wondered what it takes to score original music for blockbuster video games? Learn from the industry’s most accomplished composers as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of scoring music for some of the biggest franchises in interactive entertainment.” Saturday, March 23rd at 2:30pm. Official PAX website.
“Tomb Raider is being rebooted for a modern audience. Every aspect of the music will be covered from the creative direction, composition, implementation and the technology behind it.” Jason will be speaking with Crystal Dynamics Music Director Alex Wilmer at SXSW in Austin, TX on Saturday, March 9th at 12:30. More details.
What are your plans for launch night? Geoff Keighley is offering up one final peek behind the scenes at Tomb Raider’s development. The Final Hours: A Story of Survival airs Monday, March 4 at 9:35 PM PST/Tuesday, March 5 at 12:35 AM EST on Spike.
Jason will be speaking about his original score to Tomb Raider at BAFTA Los Angeles in a private masterclass on March 18th. He we also be performing selections from the score on “The Instrument” – a custom-built sculpture featured throughout the game. BAFTA website