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(29 November 2003)'s techie, Simon Bysshe, is really getting his name known around the world. During his foundation Arts course at Southampton he became interested in film making, this led to him taking an interest in the filming of computer gaming and he made his first film Modern Day Gamers. During the summer, having been turned down for support by the chip manufacturer Intel, he financed himself to go to the Futuroscope in Poitiers, (near Cookham's twin town St Benoit) where the E-Sports World Cup was being held and he made his second gaming film ESReality Uncut. After this was made Intel were interested and they paid for Simon to go to the QuakeCon tournament in Dallas, Texas to make Modern Day Gamer 2.

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Simon Bysshe

BBC on-line have also shown an interest in Simon and have included an article on the Technology part of their website. You can see the article at

Simon says "I'm told this is the first time the BBC have used such a long quote extract for one of their traditional news posts."

Simon is now  on the look out for TV producers who are interested in making a proper documentary about the advent of professional gaming. If you want to contact Simon his e-mail is 

Simon also is mentioned on the UK gamers Four-Kings site at 


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