Hello everyone! Here is our second iteration of our How To Break Into The Industry with Masao Kobayashi! This time we focused on the Global South!


Nadir Latif

Limpho Moeti

Rodrigo Alem Fernansez

[.c-highlight]You can listen to the full audio recording above! We’ve broken down all the questions and topics below so you can get a nice feel for what was discussed[.c-highlight]

Questions / Topics
  1. Music
  2. Introductions
  3. What is the game industry like in South Africa? What are some unique challenges?
  4. Where does most of the funding come from for South African game studios?
  5. What is a typical career path for people entering the industry in South Africa?
  6. What is the game industry like in Uruguay / South America in general?
  7. Are game devs coming from game development programs, or more broad based programs [in Uruguay]?
  8. What is the industry like in Pakistan?
  9. Two new programs that are emerging in Pakistan
  10. Artists and Designers in Pakistan, is it a nomenclature issue? Does this issue extend to other countries?
  11. Advice to those that live in these areas, where there is not many opportunities or funding available.
Audience Questions
  1. Do you need a visa to work remotely?
  2. A small portfolio talk
  3. Nadir gives his unique perspective as he gets ready to move to Europe for a role
  4. Another portfolio talk -- specialized versus general?
  5. Any final words of wisdom and advice to our audience!

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