AnimFX 09 Welcomes Christian Svensson

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Capcom USA's Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development, Christian Svensson, will speak at AnimFX 2009 on the changing face of the games industry. Once dominated by retail console games, the market has opened up to include downloadable games, social networking games, and casual titles that are on almost every device we own.

With the definition of "gamer" being redefined daily, Svensson is responsible for helping set the strategic direction of one of the world's largest and most respected game publishers to meet the needs of these new markets while serving existing core gamers. With more than 15 years of games industry experience, Svensson is a respected executive within the games industry and is a member of the board of directors for the PC Gaming Alliance and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

AnimfxNZ is an Animation, Games and Visual Effects conference held annually in one of the world's leading cities for Digital Media creation-Wellington, New Zealand. Now in its fourth year, AnimfxNZ 09 brings together a mix of international speakers, including animation feature directors, vfx supervisors, digital artists and game developers, to present, share and interact with attendees from all over the world. AnimfxNZ is organised by the NZ GAV Trust, a group of digital media professionals dedicated to advancing the Games, Animation and VFX industries in New Zealand.