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Art Direction Summit: LIVE Fireside Chat with John Sweeney and Andrew Maximov

John Sweeney  (Art Director and Concept Artist, Insomniac Games)

Andrew Maximov  (CEO, Promethean AI)

Date: Monday, July 19

Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Design

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: I acknowledge GDC 2021 is an all-digital event and commit to participating virtually.

Join us for an in-depth chat with John Sweeney. One of the most celebrated Concept Artists and Art Directors working in the industry today. Johns creative vision was at helm of such franchises as Last Of Us and currently an unannounced project at Insomniac Games.
During this conversion we will speak about his overall creative approach, concept art, 2d and 3d roles in concept art, interaction with other artists on the team as well as the role subtlety plays in good art direction. You will not want to miss this!


A rare window into the mind of one of the best Art Directors working in the industry today

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in art and game development