Wednesday 29 March - Saturday 8 April
📍 Online & in-person exhibitions
Our acclaimed exhibition of talent, Ensemble, seeks to shed light on the fantastic work being done by creatives from black, Asian underrepresented ethnicities and showcase a variety of roles in our industry.
Led by games London and supported by PlayStation and Mayor of London, Ensemble spotlights and showcases inspiring stories in the workforce to promote diversity, advocate for new boices and change perceptions.
Ensemble launches and refreshes each year at London Games Festival, with a programme that includes a touring exhibit, talks and workshops, representation and a network of new voices. The exhibition returns to London Games Festival in March 2023 and will showcase the work of 8 more creatives selected by curator Sharna Jackson and a steering group of games industry luminaries.
This year's cohort includes:
Cassandra Hughes, a streamer, content creator and influencer who co-founded Black Twitch UK
Samuel Amini Schaife, founder of indie games studio Canteen, which is currently working on CorpoNation: The Sorting Process
Dr Romana Ramzan, producer at the BAFTA-winning No Code Studio, where she is currently working on Silent Hill: Townfall
Wayne Emanuel, global partner lead at TikTok and previously an instrumental part of building the gaming team at charity WarChild UK
Chirag Machhar, technical audio designer at Frontier Developments, where we works on F1 Manager
Yoyu Li, narrative designer for Reigns: Three Kingdoms and founder of indie games studio Infinite Whys
Ben Wilson, creative producer at Mutazione developer Die Gute Fabrik
Roman Alkan, founder of indie games studio Larky Labs
Meet the eight talents that make up the 2023 cohort in our brand-new video!
Ensemble will be displayed at various locations throughout this year's London Games Festival, including consumer games event WASD, which runs from Thursday, March 30 to Friday, April 1. It will be displayed at Trafalgar Square from Wednesday, April 5.
The exhibition will also be available to feature at other UK locations – potential hosts and partners are welcome to contact email@example.com to learn more about ways to support and participate in the programme.