Games

(3D Modelers, Animators, Engine Programmers, Games Programmers, Graphics Programmers, Graphics Engineers, Tools Programmers, Game Researchers, Product Managers, Technical Artists, Technical Designers, Technical Managers) The Games Focus spotlights the creators, visionaries, and pioneers of the game industry with presentations from the world's leading studios, including Blizzard, Inc., Eidos Montreal, Crystal Dynamics, EA DICE, Ready at Dawn Studios, Avalanche Studios, CD Projekt RED, Epic Games and many others. Topics include: Advances in real-time character rendering and asset pipelines, real-time character animation in video games, new solutions for game navigation, amazing advances in hardware and software collaboration, and more.

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Killing Monsters: Behind the Scenes of the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Sunday, 09 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152
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Talks

Bringing Worlds to Life: Inside the Minds of Avalanche Studios

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152
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Courses

Computational 3D Imaging: Advances in Time-of-Flight Imaging

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Courses

Moving Mobile Graphics

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Talks

On and Under the Surface

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Courses

Real-Time Rendering of Physically Based Optical Effects in Theory and Practice

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 404AB
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Advances in Real Time Rendering, Part I

Monday, 10 August 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Advances in Realtime Rendering, Part II

Monday, 10 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Studio - Courses

Build Your Own Game Controller

Monday, 10 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall G
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Courses

An Overview of Next-Generation Graphics APIs

Tuesday, 11 August 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Virtual Globes Using WebGL and Cesium

Tuesday, 11 August 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 512
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Effects Omelette

Tuesday, 11 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Meet Fellow MIT Alums in the Entertainment Industry!

Tuesday, 11 August 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 503
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Open Problems in Real-Time Rendering

Tuesday, 11 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Behind the Cinematic of Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch

Tuesday, 11 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Courses

Bullet-Physics Simulation

Tuesday, 11 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 404AB
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Panels

Convergences in Film and Games Technologies

Tuesday, 11 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Studio - Talks

Building Fantastic Worlds, Studio Games Talks 1

Wednesday, 12 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 402AB
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Studio - Talks

Building Fantastic Worlds, Studio Games Talks 2

Wednesday, 12 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 402AB
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Talks

On the Move

Wednesday, 12 August 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 404AB
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Courses

Context-Aware 3D Gesture Recognition for Games and Virtual Reality

Wednesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Talks

Werewolves in London: The Order - 1886 Production Talks

Wednesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Tech Artist Meet-Up

Wednesday, 12 August 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 504
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3D Web Graphics with WebGL

Wednesday, 12 August 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live - Platinum Ballroom Salon F-H
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Talks

Leap of Faith: The World of Mirror's Edge: Catalyst

Wednesday, 12 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Courses

Bringing Stories to Life: For Programmers, Animators, and Interactive Designers

Thursday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 153A-C
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Courses

Real-Time Many-Light Management and Shadows with Clustered Shading

Thursday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Talks

Traveling Light

Thursday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Meetup - A Forum for Indie & AAA Devs to Pitch Game Ideas

Thursday, 13 August 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 504
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Courses

Modeling and Capturing the Human Body for Rendering, Health, and Visualization

Thursday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 153A-C
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Labs R&D: The Rendering Techniques of Deus EX: Mankind Divided and Rise of the Tomb Raider

Thursday, 13 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152