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Session Name: The Cinematics of Mortal Kombat: Re-Booting a Legend
Speaker(s): Dominic Cianciolo
Company Name(s): Netherrealm Studios
Track / Format: Visual Arts

This session will provide an inside look into the artistic development and execution of the game's cinematics, the most sophisticated and extensive story effort in Mortal Kombat history. It will cover key creative aspects of the production including story development, character performance, and cinematography and editing. Through this detailed exploration of Mortal Kombat's production process, attendees learn specific skills and techniques that can be applied to their own cinematic productions to improve player immersion and their emotional connection to the game's characters and experiences.

GDC Europe 2011

Dominic Cianciolo

Netherrealm Studios

free content

Visual Arts

Visual Arts