The GDC17 Flash Forward Playlist

The GDC17 Flash Forward Playlist

This year, GDC features an interesting improvement. Last year they saved one day for an event called “Flash Forward”. In a two-hour period, the organizers at GDC managed to provide us with a very fast overview on different talks. Several topics where introduced by speakers who presented their talks in just one minute. It was … Sigue leyendo

Inside GDC! (Part 2)

Inside GDC! (Part 2)

A promise is a promise. Here we are again with the second part of the “Inside GDC” videos. In the first one, you can see the West Moscone building, the place where most of the conferences and the awards ceremony take place. Now it’s time to see the other buildings of the Moscone Center. To … Sigue leyendo

Inside GDC!

Inside GDC!

Hey guys, it’s been a long time, hasn’t it? Here I am, back with a surprise that you will definitely appreciate. As you surely know, GDC started this week. I came here last year for the first time; I loved it, and here I am again. I would like to share this first person view … Sigue leyendo

Computer Animation, a fun career!

Computer Animation, a fun career!

Next Friday, October 9th, at the CaixaForum auditorium (Francisco Ferrer, 6-8) in Barcelona, we will have the Open Talent “Computer Animation, a fun career!” by Martin L’Heureux, a well-known animation director. He has worked in films like Men in Black, Star Wars and The Hulk, amongst many others, and now he devotes himself to the … Sigue leyendo

Entrepreneurship in the Apps World

Entrepreneurship in the Apps World

Next Thursday, October 1st, 2015, at UPC School – Tech Talent Center (Badajoz Street, 73 – map) in Barcelona, we will have the Open Talent “Entrepreneurship in the apps world” by Valentí Freixanet, founder and CEO of Biapum. I met Valentí a few months ago at an event organized by BLE (Barcelona Loves Entrepeneurs). I … Sigue leyendo

Inside E3 2015

Inside E3 2015

There are two main buildings at the Expo. The south one houses studios like Ubisoft, Capcom or Bethesda, the IndieCade area, the retro/history museum and student showcases. The west building houses the big publishers like Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo and a set of studios devoted to new human interaction devices. The Expo is full of … Sigue leyendo

The Pre-E3 2015 Day

The Pre-E3 2015 Day

Here I am again, sharing my first experience at E3 with you. I hope these notes can help you in the future in case you plan to come here someday. The trip is quite long, 9 hours from Barcelona to New York and 5 hours onward to Los Angeles. I will summarize the flight with … Sigue leyendo

Students’ Projects of the Master’s Degree in Mobile Apps (Year 2014-2015) – Work in Progress

Students’ Projects of the Master’s Degree in Mobile Apps (Year 2014-2015) – Work in Progress

The 4th Edition of our UPC Master’s Degree in Mobile Business & Apps Design is producing its preliminary results. All students’ projects are still a work in progress which will be finished in September; although some good results can already be seen. The students are simulating the creation of a studio from scratch: they have elaborated their business plan and all … Sigue leyendo