22. LucasArts and ILM: A Case Study in Film and Game Convergence

Thursday
Tutorial, 10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Level: Beginning
Room 1AB

Everyone is talking about film-game convergence. Lucasfilm is actually doing it. Working literally side by side, on the same codebase, LucasArts and ILM are leveraging each others' expertise to create a unified set of tools and techniques serving both companies. This course reviews their progress and challenges in unifying game and film technologies.

Prerequisites

None

Intended Audience

Anyone involved with designing, creating, or using tools for visual effects or next-generation game development.

Co-Organizers

Steve Sullivan
Industrial Light & Magic
sullivan (at) ilm.com

Nick Pavis
LucasArts

Lecturers

Nick Porcino
LucasArts

David Bullock
Industrial Light & Magic