From God of War to Marvel Cinematic Universe

Charlie Wen
When Aug 28, 2015
from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Where Duthie Center for Engineering, Room 117
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The seminar is free and open to the public. A reception and social time begins at 3:00 p.m., Seminar at 3:30 p.m.

Abstract:

  • Journey through the Entertainment Industry
  • Creative Process and Problem Solving
  • Storytelling and Characters
  • Art and Technology

Bio:

Charlie grew up in New Albany, Indiana, and went to California after College in 1996. He has won numerous industry awards and has been a Visual Development director, Concept designer and Art director/Production designer in Games, Animation, and Film for almost 20 years.  In 2001, he founded and directed Visual Development on the video game series God of War 1 and 2 for Sony Computer Entertainment.  In 2006, he left to production design and art direct feature animation and live action film for two years.  And in 2008, Charlie co-founded and headed Visual Development for Marvel Studios for Ironman 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, Ironman 3, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Antman.  Recently, he led one of Riot Games’ future projects for the League of Legends IP.  Currently, he is starting his own company with a small group of industry leaders in the kid’s entertainment space.