Iain McCaig to Teach Character Design at Game Developers Conference

by malducin

Iain McCaig, one of ILM's Art Department extraordinaires, having recently worked on films like Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, will teach a tutorial on character design at this years Game Developers Conference. Peter Chan, a freelance concept designer who started at LucasArts and also worked on Episode 1 will give a Keynote Address.

Iain McCaig tutorial session doesn't have a scheduled time yet, but more information can be found here:

The Return of 1001 Nightmares: A Character Design Workshop

Peter Chan will give the Visual Arts keynote on Thursday, March 21st, 2:30-3:30pm:

Visual Arts Keynote

A related VFX session will be given by Jeremy Birn of Tippett Studios:

Cinematic Lighting for 3D Graphics

Many CG and game luminaries will appear. In addition LucasArts will have a booth (1935) at the Expo. The Conference will take place in San Jose California from March 19 through March 23. More information can be found here:

Game Developers Conference website