Yesterday during the Tribeca Games Festival in New York, famous film director Neil Burger and Remedy’s Creative Director Sam Lake made an appearance to talk about film making and game development. Hideo Kojima was also present as a speaker during the event, also famous for creating cinematic story experiences. Burger and Lake discussed together about how the game and movie mediums have been changing throughout the years. Modern storytelling is evolving and this clearly has its effects on both mediums. Furthermore, even games and movies seem to have an effect on each other.
You can imagine that when a film director and a cinematic videogame creator sit down together to discuss such topics, awesome talk will take place. The hour long interview will provide you a lot of insight in the world of storytelling, as well as why it was so important for Remedy to make an appearance there in New York. The interview was livestreamed through Twitch, so for those of you interested to watch it, this link right here will take you there. Neil and Sam start talking around the 04:30:00 mark.