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Wednesday 10 March 2021
10am - 12pm

Do It For Real – Games

Some of Confetti's most talented alumni are coming back to talk life after graduation, securing a job in the industry and everything they have learned along the way.


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Do It For Real is all about Confetti students getting real industry opportunities whilst studying, to help them get work in the creative industries.

We’ve invited some of Confetti’s top graduates to talk about the industry experience they’ve gained since leaving, and to answer your questions about the creative industries.

Come and listen to the stories of how they got their first break, navigated the tricky moments getting there, and what working life looks like now. Don’t forget to come armed with lots of questions to ask them!

Hear what last year’s panellist had to say!

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Liam Turton

Liam is a 3D artist specialising in creating visually impressive vehicles.

During his career to date, he has worked on games including Playsport Games and Motosport Manager PC, as well as a vehicle artist for Criterion Games on a number of racing games.

Liam Turton at Industry Week 2021

George Patchett

George studied the FdSc in Music Technology at Confetti in 2016. During this time at Confetti, he mixed some of the pre-recorded Notts TV shows, recorded and edited the NUSIC podcast and helped to record an orchestra.

Since graduating, he has continued to mix live broadcasts for Notts TV and was offered a full-time position as a sound engineer at ESL UK where he then spent the next three-and-a-half years honing his broadcast engineering skills in the new world of esports.

It’s with these sharpened skills he took to Promod Esports to step it up again, this time managing and planning for every aspect of broadcast production. His favourite challenge at the minute is keeping broadcasts and studios functional in a locked-down world.

George Patchett at Industry Week 2021

Abbey Plumb

Abbey is a senior technical program manager at Unity Technologies, a Women in Games Ambassador, Special Effect Charity Ambassador and BAME in Games mentor.

She started her career in games in 2016 and has worked across table top, mobile and console.

Specialising in production and production specifically for technical teams, she has also had experience working in community, events, live operations and marketing for games. Abbey graduated from Confetti in 2014 after studying TV and Film Broadcast Production and is now listed in MCV’s 30 under 30 2020.

Abbey Plumb at Industry Week 2021