D.I.C.E. Awards Finalists Revealed

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is pleased to announce the nominees for its 24th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards (#DICEAwards).

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D.I.C.E. Conversations

The AIAS is bringing the unparalleled networking and shared conversations of the D.I.C.E. Summit to virtual platforms with online talks and roundtables as a brand new recurring series called D.I.C.E. Conversations. Talks can be watched by everyone on the AIAS Youtube channel.

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Jesper Kyd

Composer

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Austin Wintory chats with composer Jesper Kyd about discovering his talent for music and love of video games and game music; getting his start with the European demoscene to shipping his first game; working with his first orchestra for Hitman; collaborating with Ubisoft to launch the Assassin’s Creed series; the intricacies of implementing game music for the most significant impact; his advice to young composers entering the games industry; and his return to the Assassin’s Creed universe with Valhalla.
 
Jesper is a BAFTA award-winner, MTV VMA nominee, and 2-time D.I.C.E. Awards finalist nominee. He is best known for his long and illustrious career composing music for several series including Assassin’s Creed I & II and the recently released Assassin’s Creed: ValhallaHitman 1-4, and the Borderlands series, among several other celebrated works. 

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