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March 15, 2022 8:00 pm
Season 5

Interactive Entertainment with Epic Games

with Duke Gaming & Innovation Co-Lab
Creative Side of Tech, Gaming & Engineering TV, Film, Digital & Documentary Entertainment Business & Law

This episode features an all-star panel of alumni working at Epic Games, which publishes Fortnite, one of the world’s most popular games. We deep dive into the world of gaming, including strategy, legal, and creative. We also learn about the intersection of gaming with TV, film, animation and Epic’s real-time 3D creation tool, Unreal Engine. Watch to go behind the scenes of the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies headquartered in Duke’s backyard of Cary, NC.


  • Jay Choi ‘10, Senior Counsel, Epic Games (Major: BSE, Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Karen Dufilho, Executive Producer, Epic Games; Formerly Pixar Animation Studios and Google
  • Chris Kavcsak ‘09, Head of MegaGrants, Epic Games (Major: Economics, Chemistry)
  • Moderated by Abhi Shah ’16, Xbox/Microsoft, Game Pass Content Portfolio Planning (Major: Math; Certificate: Arts of the Moving Image)

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