Katie Salen

Katie Salen

Katie Salen is a game designer, interactive designer, animator, and design educator. She has taught at universities including MIT, the University of Texas at Austin, Parsons School of Design, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, and School of Visual Arts.

Salen was one of the animators who worked on the film "Waking Life", directed by Richard Linklater and produced with Bob Sabiston's software. She has also curated programs at the Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater, Cinematexas, The Rotterdam International Film Festival, and the Walker Art Center on machinima, the practice of creating animated films using game engines.

She is also one of the co-authors of "Rules of Play", a textbook on game design, and the co-editor of the "Rules of Play Anthology".


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