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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Art Directing VFX for Stylized Games
Speaker(s): Bill Kladis, Bryanna Lindsey, Jeremy Mitchell, Shen-Ming Spurgeon
Company Name(s): Epic Games, Volition, Double Fine Productions, Motiga, Inc.
Track / Format: Visual Arts

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Overview: This talk is focused on the task of interpreting a game's art direction and translating it into stylized VFX that fit naturally in the aesthetic of the game. Often times VFX teams are left to interpret the art direction of their game and how best to execute it. This talk will cover methods you can use to establish the artistic pillars of your VFX and specific examples from various games with unique art styles.

GDC 2017

Bill Kladis

Epic Games

Bryanna Lindsey


Jeremy Mitchell

Double Fine Productions

Shen-Ming Spurgeon

Motiga, Inc.

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts