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Session Name: Visual Effects Bootcamp: Rapid Talks
Speaker(s): Alim Chaarani, Nadab Goksu, Sarah Grissom, Fred Hooper, Andy Lomerson, Matt Radford
Company Name(s): Blizzard Entertainment, EA DICE, FXVille, NVIDIA, Vicarious Visions, Beyond-FX
Track / Format: Visual Arts

With a combined game dev experience of 50 years, these 6 VFX artists from Blizzard, Naughty Dog, Nvidia, EA DICE, Vicarious Visions and FXVille will share knowledge over 6 individual rapid presentations, each lasting 10 minutes. During this session, speakers will talk about the following: the fundamentals of fire in motion; how to build a better explosion; tips and tricks in Photoshop for making textures and improving your workflow; how to get the most out of your effects from functionality to style; 2.5D matte painting techniques; and unifying and working better with emissive surfaces on a global level.

GDC 2017

Alim Chaarani

Blizzard Entertainment

Nadab Goksu


Sarah Grissom


Fred Hooper


Andy Lomerson

Vicarious Visions

Matt Radford


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Visual Arts

Visual Arts