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Designing the cinematic "theme park" of Horizon Forbidden West

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The cinematic director for Guerrilla Games' open-world post-apocalyptic game describes their approach to adding epic flair.

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Narrative in trailers, cutscenes and cinematics (for the game music composer)

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Emphasizing narrative using game music - 4th in an article series on music for trailers, cutscenes, & cinematics, by composer Winifred Phillips.

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The Role of Sound Design in Cinematic Storytelling

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In the cinematic universe, where visual effects often take center stage, it's easy to overlook the profound influence of audio design. In the following sections, we'll delve deeper into the fascinating realm of cinematic audio, exploring the various techniques and innovative trends that elevate films to new sonic heights.

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A beginner's guide to cinematic storytelling

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Embarking on the journey of cinematic storytelling is like venturing into a vast, diverse landscape ?️ In this beginner's guide to cinematic storytelling , you will explore the intricacies that breathe life into stories and leave an indelible impact on the audience's mind. ? ? with the power to shape and paint it with your vision.

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Hidden choices, small ripples: How CDPR merged cinematics and interactivity in Cyberpunk 2077

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[Interactivity] is a way to increase player engagement in story moments, which in turn maximizes immersion." "

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Filmmaking in Unreal Engine — how Hanny created her arthouse cinematic

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Hanny shares her visually stunning final project with us, a short cinematic called Naima , detailing how she created her scenes in Unreal Engine, where she drew her inspiration from, and how the technical and creative support of her industry expert mentors allowed her to bring her vision to fruition. So, I signed up! Lighting the scene.

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Obituary: Jim Southworth, Baldur's Gate 3 cinematics lead, has passed away

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In addition to Baldur's Gate 3, Southworth worked on games such as MediEvil: Resurrection, Blade II, and Boundless.