Susan O'Connor (Susan O'Connor Writing Studio): Mentor


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 in the gaming industry.

Meeting with this Mentor is highly recommended if you’re interested in storytelling and narrative design.

Susan tells stories for a living. If your goal is to create a deeper emotional connection with your audience, she can help. Franchises in her portfolio have sold over 30 million copies and generated over half a billion dollars in sales. Past projects include BioShock, Far Cry 2 and Tomb Raider. Past clients include Netflix, LucasArts, Telltale Games and Ubisoft. She founded the Game Narrative Summit at GDC. She also teaches a course in digital storytelling at the University of Texas at Austin.

You can see Susan's full bio on her 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.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gaming Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner