Join us on Wednesday, June 15th, at 4:00 pm for an afternoon with Epic Games. Evangelists Andy Hess and Luis Cataldi will conduct an Introduction to Unreal, a four-hour lecture/workshop which covers the Unreal Engine including UI, terminology, workflows, content management, and learning resources. Additional topics will include an introduction to materials and lighting, Blueprints, VR locomotion and interaction mechanics, and the Unreal Game Framework.

To stay in the loop on the latest techniques, be sure to visit the Gnomon campus for this free event. Entry is by RSVP only, and seating is first-come-first-served. A complimentary buffet spread will be available, including meat, salad, fruit, and dessert options.


4:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Making VR Games & Experiences in Unreal Engine, with Andy Hess and Luis Cataldi

About Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of the Unreal, Gears of War and Infinity Blade series of games. Today, Epic is building Paragon, Fortnite, SPYJiNX, and the new Unreal Tournament. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, VR, and the Web. Unreal Engine is freely available at For more information on the studio, visit and check out @EpicGames.

Guest Speakers

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Andy HessEvangelist, Epic Games

As an Evangelist at Epic Games, Andy Hess? role is to help independent game developers build fantastic-looking games with the Unreal Engine 4. Andy?s previous experience before joining Epic Games included work for Apple, Ageia, and NVIDIA. During his 20-year career, he has worked with numerous game developers to build successful and impressive gaming experiences for players.

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Luis CataldiEducation Evangelist, Epic Games

Luis Cataldi has been working in the CG industry for over 20 years in many roles ranging from character rigger to animator, and environment artist. His work has appeared in TV, music videos, theme park rides, feature animated movies, and AAA games. He joined Epic in 2014 as Education Evangelist and has been working to build an educational community around the unique capabilities of Unreal Engine.

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