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Kaname Fujioka

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Kaname Fujioka

Kaname Fujioka is the director of Capcom’s Monster Hunter series of games.

 

He joined Capcom in 1993 as an art designer, working on such titles as War-Zard,Street Fighter Alpha 3, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures, Darkstalkers 3 and the Capcom vs. SNK series. The first game he directed was also the first installment of the Monster Hunter series — Monster Hunter, released in 2004 for PlayStation 2.

 

Since then, he took the role of director of every main game in the franchise and is the Executive Director and Art Director of the recently released Monster Hunter: World. Fujioka’s name can also be found in the credits of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.

Pif Edwards

Pif
Edwards

Pif Edwards is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at JALI Incorporated — an animation start-up which develops advanced lip syncing solutions.

 

With an academic experience spanning arts and computer science, a PhD in the Dynamic Graphics Project at the University of Toronto, as well as over ten years of industry experience in graphic design, Pif uses the acquired knowledge in research and development of an automatic speech animation solution called JALI — Jaw And Lips Integration. This specialized set of tools is fit for a wide range of workflows and is used in industries such as entertainment, medicine and education.

Tomasz Radziewicz

Tomasz
Radziewicz

Tomasz Radziewicz is a sculptor, character designer and creature concept artist from Poland.

 

He graduated with honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk under prof. Stanisław Radwański. He was also a scholar in the atelier of Stephan Balkenhol at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, Germany. Radziewicz is the creator of many monumental statues in Poland, including the Józef Piłsudski Monument in Gdańsk, The Monument of the Pope John Paul II in Przemyśl and Kazimierz Deyna Monument in Warsaw.

 

In recent years, Radziewicz has been working on video game and film-related projects, collaborating with companies like CD PROJEKT RED and Platige Image. In 2014, he designed the Collector’s Edition for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt as well as a 2,5 meter high sculpture depicting the witcher Geralt fighting a Noonwraith, with the latter currently on display at the CD PROJEKT RED headquarters in Warsaw.

 

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Tomasz Marchewka

Tomasz
Marchewka

Tomasz Marchewka is a Lead Story Writer at CD PROJEKT RED.

 

His career in game development started with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and he later worked on the Blood and Wine expansion. Besides video games, he also writes novels and short stories — he’s currently working on his second novel.

Błażej Augustynek

Błażej
Augustynek

Błażej Augustynek is a Quest Designer at CD PROJEKT RED.

 

Previously a game modder, he’s a co-author of Olbrzym w cieniu — a book about video game narration — and spends his free time painting miniatures. Błażej graduated from Jagiellonian University in Kraków, worked as a Quest Designer on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Blood and Wine expansion and is currently involved in the works on Cyberpunk 2077

Tomasz Jarmuszczak

Tomasz
Jarmuszczak

Tomasz Jarmuszczak is a technical specialist with 25 years of experience in the mechanical engineering industry.

 

As a certified Autodesk Training Center instructor and software engineer, Jarmuszczak provides specialized training, lectures and consultations regarding Autodesk software such as AutoCAD, Inventor or Fusion.

Roland Reyer

Roland
Reyer

Roland Reyer is a Senior Application Consultant at Autodesk.

 

His career started in 1992, as an Application Engineer at Wavefront Technologies GmbH in Germany. Over the years, he became an industry expert for products of Wavefront Technologies, Alias and Autodesk — contributing to the latter was his function as an application specialist which let him test and demonstrate the Autodesk Maya software from its very inception.

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Pif Edwards closes this year speaker lineup!

Pif Edwards is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at JALI Incorporated — an animation start-up which develops advanced lip syncing solutions.   With an academic experience spanning arts and computer science, a PhD in the Dynamic Graphics Project at the University of Toronto, as well as over ten years of industry experience in graphic design, Pif uses the acquired knowledge more

Tomasz Radziewicz is the next speaker to return to Promised Land

Tomasz Radziewicz is a sculptor, character designer and creature concept artist from Poland.   He graduated with honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk under prof. Stanisław Radwański. He was also a scholar in the atelier of Stephan Balkenhol at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, Germany. Radziewicz is the creator of many monumental statues in Poland, including the Józef more

Let’s give a warm welcome to our next speaker, Kaname Fujioka!

Kaname Fujioka is the director of Capcom’s Monster Hunter series of games.   He joined Capcom in 1993 as an art designer, working on such titles as War-Zard, Street Fighter Alpha 3, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures, Darkstalkers 3 and the Capcom vs. SNK series. The first game he directed was also the first installment of the Monster Hunter series — Monster Hunter, released in more

Promised Land welcomes CD PROJEKT RED’s Błażej Augustynek and Tomasz Marchewka!

Błażej Augustynek is a Quest Designer at CD PROJEKT RED.   Previously a game modder, he’s a co-author of “Olbrzym w cieniu” — a book about video game narration — and spends his free time painting miniatures. Błażej graduated from Jagiellonian University in Kraków, worked as a Quest Designer on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Blood and Wine expansion and more

Our next speakers are Autodesk experts, Tomasz Jarmuszczak and Roland Reyer

Tomasz Jarmuszczak is a technical specialist with 25 years of experience in the mechanical engineering industry.   As a certified Autodesk Training Center instructor and software engineer, Jarmuszczak provides specialized training, lectures and consultations regarding Autodesk software such as AutoCAD, Inventor or Fusion.    Roland Reyer is a Senior Application Consultant more

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