Animation Bootcamp: " 'Uncharted 4': Naughty Dog's Animation Workflow" & "Animation Prototyping in 'Uncharted 4' "
Date: Monday, February 27
Time: 11:20 am - 12:20 pm
Location: Room 132, North Hall
Track: Visual Arts
- Speakers: Jeremy Yates (Lead Animator, Naughty Dog), Almudena Soria (Lead Animator, Naughty Dog)
- Uncharted 4: Naughty Dog's Animation Workflow: In this presentation, Jeremy Yates, Lead Animator at Naughty Dog, uncovers the methodologies used by Naughty Dog to bring the characters of 'Uncharted' to life. He will delve into the unique culture of Naughty Dog as well as uncover the animation pipeline from concept to console, including previs, their motion capture process, achieving seamless transitions, tracking assets, and communicating feedback.
- Animation Prototyping in 'Uncharted 4': In this talk, Almudena Soria Lead animator at Naughty Dog will show how animation prototyping can play a very important role in development. Instead of waiting for design or programming to make decisions about a feature, animators, can help to make those decisions easier by creating prototypes that help visualizing features. Prototypes from 'Uncharted 4' will be showcased.