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A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games
by Osama Dorias
Session Name A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games Speaker(s) Osama Dorias Company Name(s) Warner Brothers Montreal Track / Format Advocacy Overview Negative portrayal of matters related to Islam and Muslims is a phenomenon across all media that Muslims face day-in day-out. Muslim portrayals are more often than not inaccurate, sensationalist and negative. What can the industry do change this reality? In this session, Osama Dorias (Game Designer at Warner Brothers / Coordinator of the Video Game Programs at Dawson College / Co-Founder of the Montreal Independent Games Festival) will draw on his life experience, research, and over a decade of industry experience, to explain the importance of positive Muslim representation, to debunk common misconceptions about Islam and Muslims, and to empower attendees with a list of actionable items that they can apply to aid Muslims in their struggle for positive and fair representation in video games.
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