Conference Expanding Realities Games & Beyond
ON SITE Meidinger-Saal Tuesday, April 23, 15:45

Creating The Blackwall VFX for Cyberpunk 2077 : Phantom Liberty

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This talk presents how FX artists at CD PROJEKT RED remade the visual effects for Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, including how an abstract presence integral to the story was shown uniquely through effects, the extensive challenges of bringing it to life through its numerous forms, the solutions through broad use of custom shaders, and the detailed process of each effect, including its narrative purpose, failed experiments, and solutions.

Mathieu Girard, FX Artist, CD PROJEKT RED

Mathieu Girard is a senior FX artist at CD PROJEKT RED. He joined the company in 2022 to work on Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty. His prior work includes Rebellion’s Sniper Elite 5 and the PC port of Horizon Zero Dawn at Virtuos. He has a master’s degree in video game art from Supinfogame Rubika.