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Visual Effects Bootcamp: Hitting the Highest Quality Bar Possible: Reference and Realism in VFX

David Johnson  (CEO and Creative Director, Undertone FX)

Location: Room 3004, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Hitting a high quality bar is always the aim, with the ideal being that every effect you create will be the best version of it ever to have been created. The first step in doing the best work possible, is understanding what has been done before. David Johnson will discuss techniques and approaches for hitting a high quality bar using reference montages and demonstrate techniques for using filmed source footage to achieve the most realistic effects possible in real time


Attendees will walk away with approaches for handling and considering reference montages. Attendees will also learn modular approaches to treat stock footage for real time engines

Intended Audience

All levels of vfx artists and vfx artists new to After Effects.