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Fred Hooper is currently at Nvidia as a Lead Visual Effects Artist working on various projects in real time. He has been in the video game industry making art and effects for games for over sixteen years. He's the founder of Gentleman Fred FX, creating visual effects assets for the Unreal Marketplace. He's spoken at GDC on game feedback in effects with Free Reign: Building Visual Effects for Player Agency in Just Cause 3 and on effects concepts in the VFX Bootcamp: Build a Better Explosion. Released titles include Just Cause 3, Homefront, Singularity, Wolfenstein, Quake 4, X-Men Legends, Star Wars Jedi Knight 2, Soldier of Fortune 2 as well as numerous effects packs.