Vertex 2024 was packed with inspiring talks from industry pros, workshops, career advice, portfolio reviews, plus much more. Click the Speaker Names to view their bio or the  'More Info' buttons to find out more about the session.

Main Stage
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Blood, Bullets and Skulls, the biography of a Wargame illustrator
Thomas Elliott
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Creature & Cryptid Design: Crafting the Unbelievable
Brynn Metheney
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Embracing collaboration
RaidesArt and LeffiesArt
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Leverage Unreal Engine to develop your own Intellectual Properties: "Moon Kontrol"
David Levy
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
My approach to character Design
Pernille Ørum
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Unlocking the Future of Digital Artistry: Emerging Tech, VFX & RenderMan
Dylan Sisson
Creative Stage
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
A Transmedia approach to producing IP
HaZ Dulull
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
But I'm Bad At Backgrounds! - Tips and Tricks for Worldbuilding Environment Concept Art
Anna Hollinrake
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
The Art of Video Games Marketing, with Keywords Studios
Liz Corless Joe Kelly Andy Hammond Ibby Karim Andy Poyiadgi Dolph Souza
1:30 PM - 2:14 PM
Failing Forward: How Failures Shape Artists
JM Blay
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Take Risks, Have Fun, And Be Yourself!: The Creative Keys to Synapse
Alina Fedaseyenka
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Creating keyframes for films and games
Nana Dhebuadze
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Panel discussion: Stitching Together The World of Poor Things (BAFTA 2024 Winner)
Ian Failes Jane Paton Simon Hughes
Pixel Stage
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Converging Artistry: Creative Techniques for Making Transmedia IP and Stories
Rafi Nizam
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Crafting Inclusive Teams in the World of Video Games: Nurturing Creativity, Diversity, and Collaboration
Annie Clare
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Panel: Navigating The VFX Industry in Uncertain Times
Dade Orgeron HaZ Dulull Marty Perkins Larissa Mori
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
It's a puppet - Using digital sculpting tools in the real world
Glen Southern
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
The importance of the fundamentals and how they can help you define your voice
Charlie Pickard
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Practical AI tools for a CG generalist
Mike Griggs
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Strategies to grow in the industry.
Pablo Carpio

Unleash your creativity and witness the artistry unfold on the Artist Demo Stage at Vertex 2024. Experience the magic of creation first-hand as talented artists showcase their skills and share their techniques. 

Artist Demo Stage
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Artist Demo
Hazel Mead
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Artist Demo
Pernille Ørum
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Artist Demo
Mike Griggs
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Artist Demo
RaidesArt and LeffiesArt