Level UpROME DEVELOPER CONFERENCE

AIVRomeVideoGameLab

LEVEL UP:

improve
your skills

Let's Play

Meet the Devs - 2019

The LEVEL UP! 2019 speaker lineup will be revealed soon!

After a very amazing start in 2018 (over 25 AAA developers from all around the world), next edition of conference will gather 50+ of the best worldwide games industry creators in 4 tracks.

FAWZI MESMAR

Game Design Director - King

Fawzi is a passionate Creative Director, Game designer, Manager, author, public speaker and retired e-sports player.

MILA IREK

SCREENWRITER AND LEAD QUEST DESIGNER – MUHA GAMES

Mila Irek is among the most respected exponents of the new generation of lead quest designers for video games.

PAWEL ROHLEDER

HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY - TECHLAND

Highly experienced leader, developer and video games enthusiast.

PHILOMENA SCHWAB

Game Developer - Stray Fawn Studio

Philomena Schwab is a game designer and community manager from Zurich, Switzerland.

ARNO SCHMITZ

SENIOR CHARACTER ARTIST - GUERRILLA GAMES AMSTERDAM

Arno is Senior Character Artist at Guerrilla Games in Amsterdam.

Tatiana Delgado

Game Designer, Founder Out of The Blue

Tatiana Delgado Yunquera, with over 16 years’ experience in the gaming industry as a Game Designer.

Patrick Gladys

Cloud Imperium Games

Senior Environment Artist, specializing in vegetation and natural settings.

Anne Toole

Narrative Designer

Anne Toole, Narrative designer, Writers Guild Award-winner, Member of IGDA (International Game Developers Association).

Jon Kimmich

CEO of Software Illuminati LLC

LK Shelley

Managing Partner, Affiniti Ventures | AV(M)

LK Shelley participated in and transacted investments from US$5-$900M and exited a couple of ventures of her own.

Tobias Sjogren

Experienced games executive, in industry since 1996. Currently CEO @ Video Games Consulting

Christian Fonnesbech

Consultant @ DDM and Head of IP Development @ Nordisk Film Games

Maria Rita Mancaniello

Professor of Psychopedagogy and Pedagogy for Teenagers at the University of Florence

Program Coordinator of UNESCO "Human Development and Peace Culture" Transdisciplinary Chair.

Diego Ricchiuti

Digital Innovator and Creative Director at Affinity Project

Co-founder and Creative Director at Affinity Project, an independent software house based in Italy.

Ellen Vandenbruwaene

Producer, Bohemia Interactive

Ellen is a young and talented independent game developer and producer

Mario Palmero

Mario Palmero, Unreal Engine Technical Evangelist at Epic Games

Mario Palmero worked as game and app design teacher at Escuela de Profesiones Artisticas (SUR) in Madrid.

Mauro Uzzeo

Screenwriter and director active in comics, movie and tv fields.

Born in 1979, Mauro Uzzeo is a renowned screenwriter and director.

Lara Gianotti

Co-founder and Game Designer at Antab Studio

Lara Gianotti is co-founder and game designer at Antab Studio.

Andrea Tabacco

CEO & Founder, Antab Studio

Graduated in Comics and Screenwriting at Scuola superiore d’arte applicata del castello Sforzesco in Milan, Andrea Tabacco is CEO and founder of Antab Studio, a Milan-based game studio, founded in 2008.

Simone Silvestri

Environment Artist at Remedy Entertainment

Born in 1990, Simone studied 3D Graphics at AIV.

Roberto Recchioni

Novelist, screenwriter, cartoonist, illustrator, and critic

Born in Rome in 1974, Roberto Recchioni is a screenwriter and scriptwriter for comics and movies. He is also an illustrator, a movie critic, and a web celeb.

Emanuele Sciarretta

Lawyer, specialised in copyright protection, Legal for Ignition Publishing

Emanuele Sciarretta is a lawyer, specialised in contracts, company law and copyright protection, with an eye on its evolution and new technologies update.

Giuseppe Enrico Franchi

Co-founder and Lead Game Designer, 34BigThings

Giuseppe Enrico Franchi is co-founder and Lead Game Designer at 34BigThings.

Teddy Florea

Teddy Florea, Nordic Game, Director of Business Development

Teddy is a natural connector helping gaming developers and publishers reach out to any service needed in the industry.

Federico Righi

FX TD con HOUDINI, MPC - Motion Pictures and Film

Daniele "Danko" Angelozzi

3D Artist and digital sculptor

He considers himself a “2.0 artisan” specialized in 3D modelling and digital sculpting.

Stefano Pinna

CEO and co-founder Forge Studios

Stefano Pinna attended 3D Art course at AIV (Italian Academy of Video Games) and then graduated in industrial design at I.S.I.A.

Katja Centomo

Writer, CEO at Red Whale, Intellectual Property Manager at Ignition Publishing

Katja Centomo is a transmedia writer in the comic, animated cartoon and narrative for teens field.

Giorgio Pomettini

Game Programmer and Teacher @ AIV

Teacher in programming and history of videogames at AIV.

Piero Savastano

Data scientist (AI)

Piero comes from pure research in bio-inspired robotics.

Francesco Artibani

Comic writer and screenwriter, Disney Italia

Comic book writer since 1992, screenwriter for Disney Italia of Topolino, PKNA , MMMM, and W.I.T.C.H., and co-creator of Monster Allergy and Kylion.

Sergio Rocco

Production Director - 3D Clouds

After working as 3D artist and Product manager at Artematica and as Lead 3D artist at Milestone, Sergio Rocco joined the team at 3D Clouds

COMING SOON

More devs to come

The list of developers is going to be updated soon.

KEEP CALM AND STAY TUNED!