Neil Druckmann is a Creative Director and Writer at Naughty Dog who was one of the great minds behind The Last of Us. The Toronto chapter of the IGDA brought Druckmann into the city for a fantastic talk about his work on The Last of Us and his thoughts on how women are portrayed in the games industry. The event was recorded and you can watch it here:

The IGDA Toronto Chapter Committee is extremely pleased to kick-off the 2013/2014 season with a very special event!

In writing The Last of Us Naughty Dog set out to raise the bar of character-driven videogame narratives. Neil Druckmann, Creative Director and Writer of The Last of Us, will deconstruct several iterations of the story, explaining why the narrative needed to constantly evolve over the course of production.

Neil Druckmann is the Creative Director and Writer of The Last of Us. He previously worked as Designer and Co-writer on Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. Neil is also the writer and creator of the graphic novel, A Second Chance at Sarah.

Thanks to Andy Borkowski of AM 640 for recording the event for us!