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

Jeremy Mitchell

Double Fine Productions

Bryanna Lindsey


Shen-Ming Spurgeon

Motiga, Inc.

Bill Kladis

Epic Games

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