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Renowned Game Music Composer holds Seminars with Music for Applied Media MA Students at Danube University, 11-13 June 2018!
30.05.2018
Dan Forden is an Interactive Media Composer, Sound Artist and Programmer, whose music and sound credits include mega hit games such as the "Mortal Kombat" series and "Injustice". From 11 through to 13 June he will conduct the Scoring for Interactive Media and Games seminars at Danube University with Music for Applied Media MA Program students.
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Dan Forden is an Interactive Media Composer, Sound Artist and Programmer, whose music and sound credits include mega hit games such as the "Mortal Kombat" series and "Injustice". From 11 through to 13 June he will conduct the Scoring for Interactive Media and Games seminars at Danube University with Music for Applied Media MA Program students. Dan will discuss interactive media composition and sound design theory and techniques, production aspects and the business. Our students greatly look forward to this momentous learning experience!

Dan Forden has been designing audio for video games for nearly thirty years. He has written music, created sound effects, written, recorded and processed dialogue and managed teams of audio designers throughout the game design process. He is most well-known for his work on the Mortal Kombat series of games dating back to the early 1990’s when he was the audio designer for the original arcade version of the game. Early in his career, he also worked on a number of pinball machines including Black Knight 2000, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Medieval Madness. Additionally, he created the audio for the original NFL Blitz arcade game and subsequent arcade and console versions.

Currently, Dan works for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, continuing work on Mortal Kombat as well as the DC Comics superhero fighting game franchise Injustice. Dan Forden studied music, computer science and computer music at Oberlin College, graduating in 1985. He continued his computer music studies at MIT and Northwestern University. Along the way he played in a few different bands and ensembles, most notably Cheer-Accident and the Chicago-based new music ensemble Kapture.

contact for questions

Miguel Kertsman

Phone: +43 (0)2732 893-2578
Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-2578
E-Mail: miguel.kertsman@donau-uni.ac.at
Website: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/music
Address:
Danube University Krems
Center for Applied Music Research
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30
3500 Krems
Austria