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Gianni Di Giovanni

Host & Executive Producer on Pixel Sift, Host, Producer & Editor of Enlightened Conversations & Host, Editor & Executive Producer on Mainstream
Gianni is a Radio Producer and host, and he is passionate about hearing personal stories and good journalism.
Recent episodes featuring Gianni Di Giovanni
Matt Trobbiani (Wrestledunk Sports) & Pokémon's impossible legacy
Matt Trobbiani joins us to talk about Team Fractal Alligator's latest game Wrestledunk Sports the game that features a collection of tight sports games that are quick to get in to but full of responsive gameplay. Wrestledunk Sports is a follow up to Matt's widely successful tittle Hacknet, Matt told Fiona and Mitch about the new direction he has taken his development. There are few games franchises that have a longer lasting legacy that the Pokemon series however it seems that Gamefreak themselves are having trouble living up to the expectations of their dedicated fan base. With calls for boycotts and death threats hurled at the developer, the fanbase of Pokémon seems to be at war with itself. We take you through this story and bring you the lows and the highs of the release of Pokémon Sword & Shield. ‍Pixel Sift is produced by Scott Quigg, Sarah Ireland, Fiona Bartholomaeus & Mitch Loh. Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer. Thanks to Salty Dog Sounds for some of our promo music this week. SPONSOR: Thank you to Murdoch University School of Arts for their support over every single episode of Pixel Sift. We couldn't have done it without you. If you want to bolster your skills in media, journalism or game development, check out the Murdoch University School of Arts website for more information!
Sayonara Wild Hearts & L.A. Noire
Daniel Ang and Gianni Di Giovanni kick off the first Mainstream by Pixel Sift, it's a look at some of the games we've been playing and the news that piqued our interest. This week Gianni has been playing dreamy arcade game Sayonara Wild Hearts by Swedish developers Simogo, and Daniel has fired up the Xbox 360 to play Team Bondi's classic L.A. Noire. Pixel Sift is produced by Scott Quigg, Sarah Ireland, Fiona Bartholomaeus & Mitch Loh. Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer.
Muhammad Hanif Bin Ghazali & Tan Kang Soon (Songbird Symphony) & is GDC out of reach?
Muhammad Hanif Bin Ghazali and Tan Kang Soon of Joysteak Studios join us from Singapore to talk about their game Songbird Symphony. A side scrolling platformer with bubbly animations and  rhythm mechanics. The Game Developers Conference is the worlds largest event for games industry professionals. Providing opportunities for video game developers to learn from each other, share ideas and network. However with ticket prices inflating and geographical barriers getting in the way GDC is quickly moving out of reach for many developers that might need it the most. Pixel Sift is produced by Scott Quigg, Sarah Ireland, Fiona Bartholomaeus & Mitch Loh. Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer. Thanks to Salty Dog Sounds for some of our promo music this week. SPONSOR: Thank you to Murdoch University School of Arts for their support over every single episode of Pixel Sift. We couldn't have done it without you. If you want to bolster your skills in media, journalism or game development, check out the Murdoch University School of Arts website for more information!
Liam Esler & Benjamin Ee (Chorus) - Live at PAX Australia 2019
BONUS EPISODE Featuring creative talents of Austin Wintory, Troy Baker, Elie Young, Chorus promises to be a roleplaying game like no other featuring a dynamic musical form of storytelling, and a strong pedigree. We had the opportunity to sit down with Liam Esler and Benjamin Ee of the newly formed Summerfall Studios to learn about how the game was developed and what it was trying to achieve. You can support Chorus' crowdfunding campaign on Fig.
Party Sift 3 LIVE at PAX Australia 2019 with Party Loaded
Back for another year live from the floor of PAX Australia 2019, Party Loaded and Pixel Sift team up again to chat about our favourite parts of the show. Fiona and Viv speak to Matt and Luke from Party Loaded, and talk lines, finding great games to play, and those nifty collectible pins. If you like Party Loaded why not give them a listen! They've got a new episode out every single week. Pixel Sift is produced by Scott Quigg, Sarah Ireland, Fiona Bartholomaeus & Mitch Loh. Gianni Di Giovanni is our Executive Producer. SPONSOR: Thank you to Murdoch University School of Arts for their support over every single episode of Pixel Sift. We couldn't have done it without you. If you want to bolster your skills in media, journalism or game development, check out the Murdoch University School of Arts website for more information! You can find us on social media, Discord, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, YouTube and Steam. Just search for "pixelsift"
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Stats
Episode Count
210
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
3 days, 6 hours