PlayFest Returns in September

The second annual PlayFest, a festival dedicated to music, animation, and video games, will take place in Málaga, Spain September 5-8. Playfest brings together leading artists, composers and companies to participate in master classes, conferences, screenings and concerts.

This year’s concert will feature music from Star Trek Video Games (presented by BuySoundtrax Records) and conducted by Kevin Kiner (Star Trek: Borg).

The event will also feature the works of composers Jason Graves (Dead Space, Tomb Raider) Oscar Araujo (Castlevania), and Cris Velasco (God of War, Mass Effect 3). The headline performer this year is Lorne Balfe (Assassin’s Creed 3, Beyond: Two Souls), who will conduct his music and selections chosen by fans. The concert will be presented at the Fuengirola castle.

Scottish composer Lorne Balfe is a Grammy award winning and BAFTA nominated film composer from Inverness, Scotland. His video game credits include titles in the Assassin’s Creed franchise (Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Assassin’s Creed 3, and Assassin’s Creed: The Tyranny of King Washington), the Skylanders franchise (Skylanders: Giants, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure), Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 2, Crysis 2 and the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls.

Balfe invites fans to offer suggestions on what themes to include in his performance by tweeting their suggestions to @LorneBalfe with the #PlayfestLB hashtag.

For more info on PlayFest, check out this link (in Spanish).


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