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Proceduralism Made Easy : SideFX Labs and Houdini Engine (Presented by Houdini)

Damien Pernuit  (Senior 3D Software Developer, SideFX)

Bailey Hogan  (Technical artist, SideFX)

Location: Room 2000, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All


Houdinis procedural tools have been empowering artists at game and vfx studio with powerful and flexible workflows for years, with SideFX Labs always remaining at the cutting edge of technology needed by Houdini Users.
In this session, you will discover how Houdini Engine can bring the power of proceduralism straight to your game engine of choice. And, as SideFX Labs is always in continued development, adjusting and adding tools based on industry trends and user needs, you'll discover what's been brewing at SideFX Labs this past year. Take a look inside at our newest tool releases and our developing projects.


Attendees will gain a better understanding of technical art processes through the discussion of projects and workflows the Labs team is working on at SideFX. They will also discover how Houdini tools can be used directly in their game engine via Houdini Engine.

Intended Audience

Technical artists that love all things procedural! Some knowledge of SideFX Houdini is helpful but certainly not required.

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