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Visual Effects Summit: Shotguns and Sorcery: A Deep Dive Into Developing The Magic Effects of 'Tiny Tina's Wonderlands'

Ashley Lyons  (Lead VFX Artist, Gearbox Software)

Location: Room 3007, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 20

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Borderlands has an already well defined visual style. With Tiny Tinas Wonderlands, the vfx team were tasked with evolving those familiar effects into the fantasy realm in addition to guns and explosions.


A deep dive into the ideas, techniques, and methods of taking an already established visual style of vfx and adjusting it to fit an all new genre while still keeping its aesthetic feeling familiar.

Intended Audience

Everybody with an interest in vfx deepdives