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Maurice Wheeler is partner at The Little Big Partnership, a specialist consulting firm with a focus on kids and family. Maurice has more than 15 years experience working with clients including Nickelodeon, Disney, Microsoft, Tesco, Universal Music, Procter and Gamble and Lego. He can usually be found reading research papers, preparing presentations, running or playing with his two boys.
At TEDx Transmedia 2012, Maurice talked about how to engage 6-12 year olds online.
Scriptwriter, story designer and ‘narrative paramedic,’ Rhianna Pratchett, is most well-known for being a 14-year veteran of the videogames industry. She went from being a journalist for PC Zone magazine and The Guardian newspaper into games development and has become one of the most respected writers and narrative designers in her field.
She has worked for companies such as Sony, Electronic Arts, SEGA, Codemasters and Square Enix, and her titles include: Heavenly Sword, Mirror’s Edge, the entire Overlord series and the new Tomb Raider reboot, due for release in March 2013. Her work in videogames has seen her nominated for a BAFTA and nominated three times for the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain’s ‘Best Videogame Script’ award, which she won in 2008 for Overlord.
Pratchett was named one of the top 100 most influential women in the games industry by EDGE magazine and has also worked in comics, short stories, non-fiction books, film and TV.
At TEDx Transmedia 2012, Rhianna talked about the future of the videogames writer.
Andrew Shea is a graphic designer, writer, and educator living in New York City. As a designer, he uses design thinking on a range of projects that involve creating logos and branding systems, web sites, environmental graphics, books and printed matter. Shea’s book, Designing for Social Change, was published by Princeton Architectural Press and features 10 strategies that can improve the effectiveness of community-based projects. He teaches design at Parsons The New School for Design, and frequently visits design programs as a lecturer and critic.
At TEDx Transmedia 2012, Andrew talked about how graphic design can create meaningful behavior change.
Peter Espersen is the Head of Online Communities for The LEGO Group focusing on the 13+ age group. He spearheads online community and social media to engage teen and adult fans of LEGO, and works closely with a wide range of business units across the company.
At TEDx Transmedia, Peter talked about how brands and businesses must adapt to new technologies and forms of communication to continue to engage fans and customers.
Ana Serrano is Chief Digital Officer of the Canadian Film Centre and Founder of the CFC Media Lab, the world-renowned and award-winning institute for interactive storytelling created in 1997 at the Canadian Film Centre.
At TEDx Transmedia, Ana focused on rethinking the role of creators in participatory formats.