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Who is SynergySeeker?
Richard Mattka is an award-winning, multi-media Creative Director and developer. Both on his own and in collaboration with agencies such as Tool of North America, Stopp, Stink Digital, Jam3, Ogilvy & Mather, Cossette Communication, Proximity, Richard has created award-winning work for brands such as 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Interscope Records, Sundance, MTV, Much Music, Sony, Google, IBM, Virgin, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Saab, Ford, Kraft, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Bell, American Express, Telus, World Wildlife Fund, ESPN and many more.
Ready Player One, generated entirely in GSL/OpenGL, uses a ground-breaking programming technique in music video creation. Pure code captures the retro sci-fi spirit of Em Harriss’s hauntingly beautiful vocals; an alien ghost trapped in the machine.
“It was somewhere between those first Atari games and copying code from magazines to make uber lame text games. I got some crazy idea in my head as kid, that I could make games; that I could create things using tech too. I started hacking away then, and haven’t stopped since.”
I was recently interviewed by the cool folks at the CSSDA and was able to share some thoughts via this official JPanel interview As a judge on the panel I’m excited to engage with the development and design community this year. Should be an amazing year ahead!