GDC is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

GDC + VRDC 2019 Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of GDC sessions by pass type, track, format, and more! With Session Scheduler, create an account to build your own GDC schedule and access it anywhere, including on the GDC app, once live.

If you've registered for GDC, you can use the same login credentials. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat. Sessions do fill up, so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend.

Visual Effects Bootcamp: Grounding the Impossible: Pushing Creativity in VFX

Jeremy Griffith  (Principal VFX Artist, Theorycraft Games)

Location: Room 3004, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Summits - Get your pass now!

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Tutorial

Tutorials: Visual Effects Bootcamp

Vault Recording: Video

In creating VFX, it's often an unclear road from "good enough" to "something special." This talk is about getting your work over that hump by pushing your creativity. The talk is structured around different ways of thinking about VFX that can be used as tools for adding depth and originality to your work along with practical examples of applying those mindsets.


Attendees will gain a toolbox of ways of thinking that will help them push their creativity. These include: exaggerating the juice, story structure of VFX, motivating your magic, and studying the natural world.

Intended Audience

This talk is for all levels of VFX artists.