Resolution Games CEO and co-founder to lead event also featuring talks from Lumino City, 80 Days and Monument Valley devs

Candy Crush co-creator Tommy Palm joins BAFTA Guru Live as keynote speaker

Tommy Palm is to spearhead next week’s inaugural BAFTA Games Guru Live event.

One of the creators of Candy Crush Saga at King, who later went on to co-found studio Resolution Games, bolsters the previously announced line-up starring some of the brains behind acclaimed mobile hits Monument Valley, Lumino City and 80 Days – Ustwo Games producer Dan Gray, State of Play’s Luke Whittaker and Katherine Bidwell, and writer Meg Jayanth, respectively.

Games Guru Live will consist of a day-long event including talks, workshops and classes, as well as the chance to network with fellow devs.

Games makes up a third of the total three-day Guru Live show, with the other two days dedicated to TV and Film.

General admission for the April 30th event are priced at £6, with devs with more than six months of experience able to purchase ‘Guru Pro’ tickets for £40, granting one-to-one meetings with the speakers.

Panels and sessions on the day include the following: Games Creative Keynote, Game Masterclass, Turning Points, The Storytellers, Capturing Performance, Virtual Reality and Microtalks.

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