Marc Schaefgen has been making noise for games in Austin since 1990. Most notable releases include Wing Commander 1 and 2, Ultima VII 1 and 2, Turok 1-3, The Hobbit, and Area 51. Marc has been an audio dude at Origin, Iguana/Acclaim, Inevitable, and until the fall of 2008 was the Studio Audio Director at Midway Studios-Austin. From there Marc decided to partner up with Randy Buck and Jason Cobb to form The Sound Department – Austin. Notable clients include Activision/Blizzard, Arkane, Buzz Monkey Software, Certain Affinity, Gl33k, and Nihilistic.

Marc @ GrammyU

Marc will be doing a presentation on game audio at the next Austin GrammyU event on Saturday 4/30/2011. Hosted by AMD at their South Austin campus, GrammyU is an ongoing educational opportunity for student members of the Recording Academy. Check it out here.