Star Wars designer to keynote Develop

Friday, 6th May 2011 00:43 GMT By Brenna Hillier

This year’s Develop Conference will be keynoted by Iain McCaig, Lucasfilm’s designer on Star Wars Episodes I, II, and III.

Develop reports Craig was responsible for the design of both Darth Maul and Queen Armidala.

In a presentation entitled Showtime! Craig will work with the audience to develop a story and characters, exploring the idea of visual storytelling as it pertains to both the film and games industries.

Other major keynotes include EA Sports’ Andrew Wilson and Moshi Monsters’ Michael Acton-Smith.

The Develop conference will be held in Brighton from July 19 to 21. Four further presentations have been confirmed so far; see the details below.

  • One Price Does NOT Fit All – Noel Llopis, Snappy Touch
  • Rolling from iPhone to console: Lessons learned from an independent developer – Simon Oliver, Hand Circus
  • Bringing innovation to multiplatform development and deployment – Tim Closs, Ideaworks
  • 45 Games in 45 Minutes: A Brisk Guide to Mobile Gaming Innovation – Stuart Dredge, Freelance Journalist



  1. LOLshock94

    jango fett gunna be there to?

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Christopher Jack

    Battlefront 3 announcement!

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Phoenixblight


    Keep smoking because thats not what these events are for. THey are for those that that are in the industry or getting into the industry and would like to learn what the professionals do.

    #3 3 years ago

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