John Broomhall is an independent Audio Director & Consultant with many years of experience in videogames, a number of senior management roles under his belt and dozens of published titles to his credit. His career, which also includes working as a composer and game producer, encompasses contributions to many titles such as the X-COM series, Sid Meier's Civilization/Sid Meier's Colonization, MechWarrior 3, B17 Flying Fortress, Superman: Shadow of Apokolips, American Idol/Pop Idol, Football Manager, Wallace & Gromit (DVD game), New International Track & Field and Heavenly Sword.
Broomhall has chaired several BAFTA Interactive Audio Awards and sits on the BAFTA Videogames Committee. He regularly speaks on game audio at seminars and university lectures and writes a monthly column for well-known industry magazine, Develop. Recently, Broomhall Projects Ltd has undertaken production work on a massive global music franchise as well as consultancy for a range of developers, publishers and other consulting companies. In a return to his roots, Broomhall is currently composing the music for a forthcoming DS movie tie-in and has just been honoured with a Recognition Award by the Game Audio Network Guild of America for his contributions in the field of game audio. He has taken a leading a role in shaping the Develop Conference Audio Track from its inaugural year onwards and will chair the day's proceedings again this July.
Last updated: Jul 09, 2009