tue09mar7:00 pmtue8:30 pmLearning to See: Developing Your Own Unique Style with Video Game Pros Brian Hess & David Goodwine7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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If you’re interested in any aspect of video games, character design, or illustration, please join us for this this exclusive workshop with two of the top professionals in the industry.

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7pm PDT, Academy of Art University School of Game Development invites you to a free interactive workshop with character designer, illustrator, and video game expert Brian Hess, and special guest, David Goodwine, Executive Director at the School of Game Development. .

In this 60-minute interactive workshop Mr. Hess will share his creative journey, demonstrate some of the skills he uses in his career, and provide insights into what it takes to become a professional in the video game industry.

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Brian Hess
Associate Director / School of Game Development

Brian Hess received his BS in Media Arts & Animation from the Art Institute of California. Additionally, previous employment includes Thrasher Magazine, Atlantis Resorts, Zynga, Digital chocolate & TinyCo, where he started as a junior artist, and worked his way to becoming an art director. Most recently he co-created ‘AWAKE’ an original series at Action Lab Comics.

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David Goodwine
Executive Director / School of Game Development

David Goodwine is an Animation & Visual Effects graduate of Academy of Art University. He has been in the entertainment industry for 18+ years, including 14 years in games. David has worked for companies such as Double Fusion, Eidos / Crystal Dynamics, Electronic Arts, and PDI/Dreamworks.

His game credits include projects such as 25 to Life, Legacy of Kain: Defiance, Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Project: Snowblind, and Tomb Raider: Legend. Films worked on include Evolution, The Mexican, The Deep End, The Legend of Bagger Vance and Shrek 3D.


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST

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