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Session Name: Storytellers of eSports
Speaker(s): Travis Beauchamp, Brittany Brown, Damian Estrada, Travis Gafford, TJ Huckabee, Timothy Young
Company Name(s): East Point Pictures, Twitch, Team Liquid and 1UP Studios, Yahoo Sports, Independent, Twitch
Track / Format: eSports Summit

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Overview: Player stories are an important component to how culture and audience develop around an eSport. Like traditional sports, stories emerge for both the character of a player and how they perform in competition, which in this case is competitive video games. The panelists have told player stories through a variety of mediums - from documentaries to video games, and will discuss their experiences in connecting fans to players with their work.

GDC 2016

Travis Beauchamp

East Point Pictures

Brittany Brown


Damian Estrada

Team Liquid and 1UP Studios

Travis Gafford

Yahoo Sports

TJ Huckabee


Timothy Young


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