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Visual Effects Summit: Developing and Evolving the 'Borderlands 3' VFX

Ashley Lyons (Senior VFX Artist, Gearbox Software)

Location: Room 202, South Hall

Date: Monday, March 16

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

With this talk, Ashley will take a deep dive into the journey that the Gearbox Software VFX department took in creating the look for the visual effects in the 7 years between Borderlands 2 and Borderlands 3. Among changing game engines, learning, updating, and teaching new software, adding new team members, and starting a new franchise, he will give a greater insight into the steps taken to create the effects for the hit franchise.


Attendees should leave with a better understanding of the steps taken in creating VFX for a popular franchise.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this talk is anyone interested in visual effects or game development.