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Visual Effects Summit: An Explosive New Spider-Man: Creating VFX for Miles Morales

Bryanna Lindsey  (Lead VFX Artist, Insomniac Games)

Date: Monday, July 19

Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: N/A: I prefer to present live on-site but I am open to delivering a virtual presentation

Learn how the visual effects team for Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales pulled together to create a truly next-gen title. Join VFX Lead Bryanna Lindsey as she discusses the challenges her team faced and the innovative effects solutions they came up with for this PS5 launch title.


Attendees will take away techniques relating to how complicated effects were put together for Miles Morales, including simulations, advanced material work relating to programmable matter, accessibility features, and miles's venom and camo abilities.

Intended Audience

This lecture is intended for intermediate level visual effects artists who would like to learn more about creating complicated visual effects sequences, and also anyone who is curious about how we created some of the visual effects in Spider-Man: Miles Morales.