Conquering your Game Audio Career

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
150 Mass Ave, Media Center

presented by Akash Thakkar and Pratt Bennet

Pratt Bennet has been teaching Berklee students how to up their game for over 20 years, and has been career coaching students, graduates, and clients in multiple industries for almost 30. Using his secret blend of neuroscience, hard-won experience, proven strategies, and magical talismans, he shows people how to unlock their hidden superpowers, create a league of legendary allies, and achieve previously unreachable levels of bossness. He also shows them how to make waves of good karma flow in all directions. Cause we need more of it.

Based in Seattle, Washington, Akash Thakkar has extensive experience in the game industry as a composer and sound designer, with credits including Destiny, Hyper Light Drifter, Heat Signature, and dozens of others. A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Akash has given talks at dozens of events around the world - including 2 TEDx talks. He also teaches as a game audio professor at the Seattle Film Institute and is constantly looking for new ways to spread his knowledge within the game industry.