Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.
Meeting with this Mentor is highly recommended if you’re interested in storytelling in various media, world building, character design, narrative design, and creative leadership.
Tom Alvarado is a storyteller with experience working in video games, film, TV, online video, and animation. As a child, he learned English from comic books, which ignited his passion for storytelling (and for justice!), and spent countless hours playing video games, which shaped him into the emotionally balanced individual he is today.
You can see Tom’s full bio on his speaker page.
Advance RSVP is only available for SXSW badges, however there will be two, 15-minute walkup session available per Mentor for SXSW Gaming wristbands.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.