SoundTrack_Cologne 20 – Composing for video games

SoundTrack_Cologne celebrates its 20th edition from 20-23 June 2023, and will dedicate Wednesday 21 to Video Game Music, with the following program.


Composing for Video Games – Wednesday 21 June 2023 · Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Auditorium

The music and sound largely determine the mood, tone, the possibility of immersion, and the connection to the characters playing a Video Game.


That’s why SoundTrack_Cologne is dedicating a special day to composing for video games on June 21, featuring renowned composers such as Jon Everist (Overwatch 2), Cody Johnson (Resident Evil 2), and Brian D’Oliveira (League of Legends). The panelists will talk about their experience in the world of gaming and the nascent possibilities in the industry.


  • 10:30 – 11:30 – Jon Everist – Workshop – Discussion
  • 12:00 – 13:00 – Cody Johnson – Workshop – Discussion
  • 14:30 – 15:30 – Brian D´Oliveira – Workshop – Discussion
  • 16:00 – 17:30 – Jon Everist, Cody Johnson, Brian D´Oliveira, and Helge Borgarts – Games Roundtable


SoundTrack_Cologne 20 - Composing for video games


As we previously informed you, SoundTrack_Cologne will dedicate Thursday 22 to Film & Friday 23 to TV Series, with the following guests: Jørund Samuelsen, Jean-Benoît Dunckel (Air), Isobel Waller-Bridge, Valentin Hadjadj, Carlos Rafael Rivera, Nami Melumad, Florian Tessloff, Natalie Holt.

SoundTrack_Cologne 20


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