How can video game designers communicate engaging narratives to players without utilizing conventional storytelling techniques such as text, dialogue, and non-interactive cutscenes? Drawing on 17 years of AAA studio and independent game development experience, FTT Professor Jeff Spoonhower will demonstrate how stories can be suggested to players, during live play, through the use of powerful subtextual audio-visual techniques.…
Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
in collaboration with Grotto Network and the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture
A Windrider Forum
featuring the film
Winner of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Dramatic Audience Award, this biopic profiles the life of Mike Burden, who rose through the ranks of the Ku Klux Klan in Laurens, South Carolina, until a relationship stirred his social conscience. Facing retribution from the Klan, Burden received safety (and forgiveness) from an African American preacher and activist in town, Rev. David Kennedy. Based on true events. Not rated (mature content and language).…
5-Time Emmy winner and NFL Films producer Digger O'Brien (ND '89) discusses his book, Pointing Is Rude: One Father's Story of Autism, Adoption, and Acceptance, featuring uplifting stories, uncomfortable humor, and unwavering faith.
Free and open to the public; no tickets required.…
A different game plan for autumn weekends. You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times.