VGMC-PR is a summit dedicated to game audio. During two days of seminars, panels and presentations, you’ll learn all you need to know in order to jump-start your career as a video game composer or sound designer. With topics ranging from interactive music all the way to implementation of audio using middleware, VGMC-PR offers in-depth information valuable to professional composers, musicians and game developers.
Our speaker roster keeps growing!
This year, we welcome composer Tom Salta back for our main talks. We’re also excited to have composer and performer Nomi Abadi visit for the first time as a guest speaker.
ASCAP award-winning composer and producer, Tom will be joining us again this year to talk about his newest work. He’ll be offering valuable advice on interactive music, working with developers and creating soundscapes worthy of AAA games.
GRAMMY nominated composer and virtuoso pianist. Nomi will offer her valuable experience as a media composer and instrumentalist, as well as a panel on creating a safe and inclusive work space in the music industry.
Renowned composer for audiovisual media. Josué brings a vast knowledge of media scoring to the conference; he’ll also discuss a very important aspect of video game music, the implementation process.
Professional composer, sound designer, and audio implementer. Laura enjoys editing and manipulating sounds to create unique audio experiences. She will be discussing implementation of audio in-engine.
Video game composer and guitarist based in Puerto Rico. As a member of LED Development Studios, she has composed music for the games “Slippery Penguin” and “Manny The Super Manatee”. During VGMC-PR, Dannyellis will be hosting a music production workshop.
Composer, sound designer and violinist for video games. Juan brings his unique perspective as a performer and composer to VGMC-PR. One of the topics he’ll be discussing is game engines and how to work in them as a composer.
“VGMC-PR 2022 was a very inspiring and refreshing event that involved various topics, from entrepreneurship as a composer to the acquisition of practical tools that enhance creativity, no matter what level we are at. The conference also contributed to our constant training as professionals in the industry.”
– Omar Cruz Cabrera, Media Composer
“As an Indie Dev that wants to dive into technical audio, VGMC-PR provided valuable knowledge in both game development and game audio related topics. This event is a must for anyone interested in games, music, and audio.”
– Bryan Bonilla Indie Game Developer, Sound Designer
“Participating in Video Game Music Con PR 2022 was an exciting and rewarding experience. Events like this are an opportunity to share knowledge and connect with other music and gaming enthusiasts, as well as to explore new ideas, trends in the field, and engage in exciting talks. In addition, it is an excellent way to promote what we do within the video game industry here in Puerto Rico and to establish valuable professional contacts.”
– Roberto Ledesma, LED Development Studios
Video Game Music Con, PR is pleased to announce a new partnership with Universidad Ana G. Méndez. The university’s focus on technology and innovation makes this the ideal venue for VGMC-PR. This year’s venue will be the Haydeé Piñero Buck Auditorium in the Carolina Campus.
Puerto Rico Game Developers Association
PRGDA is a valuable ally. As the main video game developer organization in Puerto Rico, they will have a table and a panel discussing video game development.
LED Development Studios
Independent video game studio from Puerto Rico. You can find out more about the games they’re developing during the conference!
Game Sound Con
California-based premier game audio conference. Aimed at composers, sound designers, and audio developers, Game Sound Con will offer discounts and deals in our conference.
Female Composer Safety League
FCSL is a registered public charity dedicated to advocating for the rights of women composers, and will be offering orientations/panels during the event. The VGMC-PR team is really excited to bring this resource to Puerto Rico!
The Sifre Group
Legal and business advisors with a focus on the entertainment industry and innovative enterprises. The Sifre Group has extensive experience in corporate, entertainment, and intellectual property law, and with the financing and placement of film and R&D tax credits.
Gladius Studios is a production, innovation and emerging technologies company specializing in Animation, Video Games, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Post-Production, Applications & Virtual Production.
Ticket sales will be done through the online platform, including the day of the event. All attendees can check in at the door of the event by showing the QR code sent to their email after purchase.
Of course! Just select the day you want in the passes available for sale.
The parking at the university will be available for all of the attendees, speakers and volunteers for a $1 parking fee.
If you wish to eat lunch at the event, make sure you select the lunch add-on at the checkout. You can secure lunch for one day or two days.