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Speaker Spotlight: Austin Wintory and Andrea Pessino

We are so pleased to welcome our next Konsoll speakers Austin Wintory and Andrea Pessino!

Grammy-nominated and 2-time BAFTA winning composer Austin Wintory has worked on a wide variety of titles spanning games, film, TV and the concert hall. Most known for his work on the PS3 game Journey, his other games include The Banner Saga trilogy, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, ABZU, The Pathless, Aliens: Fireteam Elite and many others. He’s also an active podcaster, co-hosting Play Watch Listen and periodically guest hosting the Academy of Interactive Science’s Game Maker’s Notebook.

Andrea co-founded video game development studio Ready At Dawn® in 2003 and, until 2020, was the company’s Chief Technical Officer, producing technology for all of Ready At Dawn’s games to date, from Daxter to God of War, The Order 1886 and Lone Echo. He now serves as Head of Research, pursuing special R&D projects.