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Epic Games’ Unreal Engine hosts the 2nd edition of the women creators program in India

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine hosts the 2nd edition of the women creators program in India
16 Jun, 2022
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Video games publisher Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, a real-time 3D tool has announced the second edition of ‘The Women Creators Program’ which is set to select talented women producers and VFX supervisors from the Indian Subcontinent and ASEAN region to participate in a six week-long virtual training and mentoring program.

The program which started on May 16 is witness to top 21 women creators shortlisted from more than 178 applicants who would be mentored by former fellowship graduates along with Unreal Engine evangelists.

The program is back in its second season with the aim to inspire and train women creators in the region to adopt Unreal in their workflow. In an attempt to expand the women creator’s community, Epic Games has been expanding its presence across the Indian subcontinent as well as the Southeast Asian regions.

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The Women Creators Program aims at uniting the UE Women creators who can produce more content using the Unreal Engine platform.

The program will be progressing in a phased manner with the first phase ending on June 10 with a pre-visualisation demo and evaluation, with the final training and demo day ending on July 7, 2022.

The top 21 creators will be further assessed on their pre-visualisation project and the top 10 out of the lot will be moving ahead into the Phase 2 of the program.

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This program is organised in partnership with Open Air Films, ASIFA India and Perforce Software and has roped in creative women as mentors.

The workshop training will cover relevant themes such as Animation and DCC workflows, World Building and Terrain Tools, Lighting and Post Processing, Material Editor, Sequence, Livelink and Blueprints.

“This immersive program for women creators does not only restrict to VFX supervisors but extends support to creative storytellers, producers, and animators to learn and adopt virtual production,” said Arvind Neelakantan, Tech Evangelist – India/ASEAN, Epic Games.

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In the last edition, 20 women producers and VFX professionals were selected to participate in a four-week virtual training and mentoring program.