The 2018 IFF Tech Lab, presented by Epic Games, creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, featured valuable opportunities for those wanting to get ahead in real-time filmmaking, virtual production and immersive storytelling.

IFF Tech Lab training, presented by Epic's experts, was open to all IFF attendees.


From virtual production case studies to Unreal Engine pipelines for media & entertainment, Epic Games and Unreal Engine presented two full days of valuable training in the IFF Tech Lab.

IFF Tech Lab location: The Paley Center for Media, 2nd Floor Gallery West

DAY 1 - Thursday, November 1, 2018

09:30-10:30 - Unreal Engine Virtual Production Case Studies (Brian Pohl, Epic Games)
11:00-12:00 - Unreal Engine Pipelines for Media & Entertainment (Ryan Mayeda, Epic Games)
12:00-01:30 - Lunch
01:30-03:00 - Cinematic Storytelling with Unreal Engine Sequencer and Virtual Camera Plugin (Brian Pohl & Tom Shannon, Epic Games)
03:30-04:30 - Maya Live Link in Unreal Engine (Brian Pohl, Epic Games)

DAY 2 - Friday, November 2, 2018

10:00-11:30 - Introduction to Unreal Engine Lighting and Rendering (Tom Shannon, Epic Games)
11:30-01:00 - Lunch
01:00-03:00 - Media & Entertainment Look Dev: Working with Lighting & Materials (Matthew Doyle, Epic Games)
03:30-05:30 - Unreal Engine Content Optimization (Matthew Doyle & Tom Shannon, Epic Games)