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Emily Ridgway

Emily Ridgway is best known for her work as Music Director, Sound Designer, and Writer on video games such as 'BIOSHOCK' (2K Games) and 'BRUTAL LEGEND' (EA/Double Fine). Emily graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor Of Music in 2004. Shortly after, Emily began work at Pandemic Studios and helped bring to life the retro sci-fi aesthetic of 'DESTROY ALL HUMANS' which was awarded Best Audio by the Australian Game Developers Choice Awards.

In 2006 Emily moved to the USA where she worked as Audio Director and Writer on 'BIOSHOCK'. This earned her Best Writing and Best Audio at the 2007 Game Developer Choice Awards, as well as 8 awards from the Game Audio Network Guild, including Best Overall Audio, Best Sound Design, Best Original Score, and Best Use of Licensed Music to name a few. Most recently, her acclaimed compilation of heavy metal tracks for 'BRUTAL LEGEND' received the 2010 Interactive Academy Of Arts and Sciences award for Outstanding Achievement in Soundtrack.

Emily now lives happily in Caloundra, Queensland as the Music Director and Lead Sound Designer at Double Fine Productions. She is currently working on several new titles with industry icon, Double Fine founder, and childhood hero, Tim Schafer.

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Emily Ridgway

Emily Ridgway