SXSW 2024

Crafting A Grammy-Winning Video Game Soundtrack


For over 30 years, video games have been the birthplace of some of the world’s biggest music themes (Mario, Tetris, Zelda). In 2023, the Grammy Awards introduced a dedicated category for Video Games' music, recognizing the medium's significance and intricate production.
Awarded to “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarök” and its composer Stephanie Economou, this recognition shed new light on the role of video game soundtracks, highlighting its unique process, compared to movies or TV scores. But what does it take to craft a video game soundtrack? What makes the process so exceptional?

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Simon Landry, Music Supervisor, Ubisoft Montreal

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Music & Tech
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate

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