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Autodesk Developer Summit: New Tales from the Borderlands: Maximizing Time with an Automated Cinematic Pipeline (Presented by Autodesk)

Marion Guignolle  (Senior Technical Animator, Gearbox Studio Québec)

Location: Room 2011, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 21

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Sponsor Developer Summit

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Intermediate


Explore how Gearbox Studio Québec built a pipeline from the ground up to support the delivery of cinematic content for New Tales from the Borderlands in a short period of time.

Marion Guignolle, Senior Technical Animator, shares how her team worked with large amounts of animation content and how they automated file creation and data management using Maya and ShotGrid. She'll walk through how to transform manual and tedious tasks into an automated workflow adapted to game development, preventing human errors and allowing artists to focus on their craft while saving time and sanity.


Attendees will be presented with Gearbox Studio Québec's solution for automating scene creation and data transfer using ShotGrid, Maya and Unreal for New Tales from the Borderlands. Attendees will learn about the team's thought process. This includes how and what team members prioritized and what they learned from their mistakes to make a solid, modular pipeline adaptable for future projects.

Intended Audience

This presentation is for artists, technical artists (focusing on animation), and producers/leads (mostly mid-senior level) that want to know more about cinematic pipelines. The content assumes the audience knows the basic principles of building game cinematics.