Christian Fonnesbech is Head of IP Development at Nordisk Film Games, which has invested in 6 indie game developers over the last 24 months. He is also an independent consultant at Digital Development Management - DDM. Before this, Christian produced and directed 35+ game projects for advertising, learning and entertainment. more than anything, he loves story & franchise development.
There are too many games launching every day. How do you look different? How do you stand out in the market? This talk will take you through the 5 basic steps of positioning, designing and building a distinctive brand around your game. 1. Uncover existing values & goals 2. Define the brand & positioning 3. Craft the brand 4. Implement 5. Communicate Short term, this can make your marketing much more effective. Long term, it can increase engagement and the value of your company to investors and others. We all hope for a hit, but hope is not a strategy.
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Develop is a really great way to network, it’s also great for going to talks and finding that little tip that you didn’t know before and thinking – oh I’ll bring that back to the team!
There’s something creative about Brighton, so it’s the perfect place to have the conference.
Develop:Brighton is especially unique - it’s by the seaside and there’s a lovely relaxed tone that goes with that.The talks are cool, the networking is cool and having the opportunity to catch up with people – that’s always the excitement for me!
We are so lucky to have Develop here in the UK. It’s a unique event where you can come and discover new things with people who care passionately about video games. It’s a sea full of new ideas.
Develop is important – the networking is very important. And go to talks they’re inspiring and get your creative juices flowing, they can make you think and you’ll learn how other people do things.
Develop always gets put in the diary. There are many reasons to be here, not just the talks, but the networking, people exchanging ideas about where the industry is right now and where it’s going to. It’s pretty essential to be here I think.
Ian Livingstone, CBE
I absolutely love coming to Develop, it’s a brilliant, brilliant conference – you just know you’re guaranteed to meet everyone.
Jo Twist, OBE
By coming to Develop what you get is the opportunity to network like you can’t in any other situation. Everyone knows everyone and it’s such a wonderful community feel.
If you really want to have a good interface with the British game developer community then this is the place to come.
I’ve felt a big passion here at Develop!
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