SoundTrack_Cologne 21 – Composing for video games

SoundTrack_Cologne will celebrate its 21st edition from 2-5 July 2024, and will dedicate Wednesday, July 3 to Video Game Music, with the following program.


Composing for Video Games – Wednesday, 3 July 2024 · COMEDIA Theater, Probebühne

Music in video games helps to build an atmosphere that fits the plot and genre of the game, helps to explain the story itself, and creates a more immersive experience in a non-linear environment. SoundTrack_Cologne dedicates in its 21st edition four panels to the experiences of renowned composers: Tom Salta, ASCAP award-winning and BAFTA-nominated, (Deathloop); Stephen Barton and Gordy Haab, 2024 GRAMMY winners (Star Wars Jedi: Survivor), and Petri Alanko, three times BAFTA nominated (Alan Wake I and II), who have made their way in the growing video game industry.


Moderator: Helge Borgarts


  • 10:30 – 11:30h – Tom Salta – Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds · Deathloop [Workshop – Discussion]
  • 12:00 – 13:00h – Stephen Barton & Gordy Haab – Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (Grammy 2024) [Workshop – Discussion]
  • 14:30 – 15:30h – Petri Alanko – Alan Wake I and II · Control [Workshop – Discussion]
  • 16:00 – 17:30h – Tom Salta, Stephen Barton, Gordy Haab, and Petri Alanko [Games Roundtable]

SoundTrack_Cologne 21 - Composición para videojuegos


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