Tag Archives: GDC

Post GDC Roundup: Interviews and Panel Video Recording

GDC was a super busy time for the Take This Team! There were some very important announcements and we wanted to put all that information in one place for you. Below are all the interviews from GDC with Kate Edwards and a video recording of Dr. B’s panel. “Take This’ Kate Edwards on the New […]

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Press Release: Take This Expands With New Funding, More Events and Resources Aimed at the Content Creation Community

New Executive Director, New Partnerships, and the Board of Directors Increases to Magnify Voice and Scale Organizational Impact RALEIGH, NC – March 15th, 2018 – Take This Inc. is taking bold steps to advance its critical mission as the organization announced it has received new funding and expanded its partnerships and board of directors. Additionally, […]

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In This Talk, Dr. Jennifer Hazel Explores the Ways Mental Health and Game Development Practices Interact

When CheckPoint’s Dr. Jennifer Hazel spoke at GDC earlier this year, she was joined by Joshua Boggs, creator of the critically-acclaimed Framed. Boggs was there to talk about his own experiences with depression and alcohol abuse while developing his game. Dr. Hazel was there to help her audience understand how Boggs’ experience was common, and […]

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Must Watch: Depression-Proof Studio Culture: A How-To For Mental Wellness, GDC 2016

Full disclosure: we’re a little biased about this one. Our co-founder Russ Pitts spoke at GDC 2016 last month, sharing his insights and advice about mental health and game development. At a time when crunch is once again on everyone’s minds, Russ laid out a plan for building a studio culture that encourages employees to […]

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GDC 2014 Lecture Notes: How To Depression-Proof Your Studio Culture

Thank you to everyone who attended my recent lecture at the 2013 Game Developer Conference titled “How to Depression-Proof Your Studio Culture,” on the subject of mental health and wellness in game development spaces and how to address common stressors and create more harmonious workplaces. The lecture was put together with the cooperation of the […]

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Take This founder to speak on “How to depression-proof your studio culture” at GDC

    Take This, Inc. Founder and President Russ Pitts will present a lecture at the 2014 GDC entitled, “How to Depression-Proof Your Studio Culture,” which will provide perspective on the issues surrounding depression and suggest coping strategies for employees and employers who are struggling with the effects of mental illness at the studio level. […]

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