Life is a video game

  • 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm on Saturday 07 June 2014
  • at Imperial Square and Gardens, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA


Computer simulations based on real life movements

Panel discussion as part of The Times Cheltenham Science Festival

Event details

Grand Theft Auto V hit $1 billion in sales faster than the biggest film launches of all time. As video game realism reaches new heights, what can we expect to see in the coming years? Visual effects researcher Darren Cosker, SimCity architect Andrew Willmott and Disney’s Kenny Mitchell delved into the techniques used and the science of digital realism.

Dr Darren Cosker is a Royal Society Industry Fellow based in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath.

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