Online + Frankfurt am Main | 15 – 23 October 2022

Master Class with Damien Goodwin, director and co-developer of the video game world successes RETURNAL, WITCHER 3 and VR WORLD.

Television, film and video game director Damien Goodwin has worked on over 60 games, including award-winning games such as RETURNAL, WITCHER 3 and VR WORLD. In this masterclass he will discuss the process of directing for video game and how it differs from directing television and film. He gives us his own personal insight into the games industry and talks about the companies that are pushing the boundaries of interactive entertainment. Goodwin shares with us his deep fascination with the future of storytelling and talks about his directing project HG WELLS TIME MACHINE, where he uses XR and live performance to create a prototype for playable theater productions.

Saturday, 15/10/2022

05:30 PM – 06:30 PM


Sten-Kristian Saluveer (Host)

Sten-Kristian Saluveer is a Europe- and Asia-based film and media innovation strategist, awarded producer, public speaker and moderator, and content & technology entrepreneur. He is the founder of Storytek a vertically-focused early-stage mediatech accelerator and innovation hub which projects … Read more

Damien Goodwin

As well as directing TV, film and theatre, Damien Goodwin has built a reputation as a leader in performance capture and voice direction in the video game, VR and interactive industries. He has directed over 60 games and enjoyed acclaim for his work on the multi award winning “Returnal” … Read more