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Session Name: Art Direction Bootcamp: What They Don't Teach You in Art School: Lessons for First Time Leads
Speaker(s): Erica Pinto
Company Name(s): Sony Santa Monica Studio
Track / Format: Visual Arts

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Overview: You've spent years learning how to channel your creative talents into a successful art career, and now you're ready to take the leap into a lead role! But what does it really mean to be an effective lead artist? Erica Pinto (lead narrative animator at Santa Monica Studio) will share her experience becoming a first-time lead on 'God of War', some of the challenges she faced, and lessons learned over the course of the project. You may be surprised at how much being a good lead is not just about being a great artist!

GDC 2019

Erica Pinto

Sony Santa Monica Studio

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts