LONDON (November 29, 2011) – Leading international video game consultancy and scriptwriting firm VideoGameConsulting.com today partnered with highly experienced film, TV and video game director John Dower.
VideoGameConsulting.com will add John Dower’s extensive and diverse directing experience to its existing game consulting, scriptwriting, character development and narrative design services, to provide clients with an even greater range of practical and visual expertise in the field of developing characters through gameplay and story.
“We’re thrilled to partner with John Dower, one of the most gifted and experienced directors currently working within the video game industry,” commented Martin Korda, Managing Director of VideoGameConsulting.com. “John directs with great empathy and passion and is able to quickly forge excellent working relationships with those he directs and extract truly moving performances from actors. His extensive knowledge and experience of drama, motion capture techniques and the demands of modern day game development make him the perfect partner to complement our existing game consulting, scriptwriting, character development and narrative design services.”
“I am really pleased to have the chance to be working with Martin and his team in the fields of interactive storytelling and character empathy, and their integration into gameplay.” commented John Dower. “Martin brings his wisdom and experience in gaming and combines it with a keen sense of story, drama and character development that enriches his writing. It is this understanding and ability to take the best from both games and linear film & TV traditions that make him stand out as a rare talent. I find his open minded and fearless attitude a breath of fresh air in combining these convergent approaches. I look forward to collaborating with Martin on helping to form the next generation of games”.
Headed by video game veteran Martin Korda, VideoGameConsulting.com brings together an elite team of international industry experts, critics and scriptwriters to help give your products the edge they need in an increasingly competitive and crowded marketplace. Whether you’re a developer looking for scriptwriting, character development and narrative design services, a multinational publisher/developer seeking in-depth evaluations of AAA games, a PR looking for mock reviews or a fledgling company searching for an expert opinion on a debut title, VideoGameConsulting.com offers professional services and advice on all levels. For more information, visit www.videogameconsulting.com.
About John Dower
John Dower has extensive experience in TV and Film and has worked on many hit TV shows including "Eastenders" & "Casualty" for the BBC and "The Bill" for ITV. More recently, he has directed the drama elements of BBC web based interactive drama "Signs of Life", and worked for 3 years as Director on Lionhead Studios’ groundbreaking Xbox 360 Kinect project Milo & Kate, during which time he was embedded in the animation, story and game design teams. He has also directed Motion Capture scenes for SCEE Cambridge and Audiomotion Studios. For more information, visit www.johndower.co.uk.