Animation Vertigo to Sponsor GameFest 2017


Established in the Philippines for More Than a Decade, Animation Vertigo Continues to Spotlight and Fund the Advancement of Motion Capture Animation Talent in the Region.

Animation Vertigo, a U.S.-based external development company that provides high quality motion capture animation to entertainment industry leaders with offices in the Philippines, is proud to sponsor the launch of GameFest 2017, the pre-event of this year’s E-Sport and Gaming Summit (ESGS), the largest e-sport and gaming event in the Philippines. The prominent conference will include an exciting lineup of key speakers.

“My mission has always been to introduce the vast creative talent of artists in my home country to the motion capture industry,” said Marla Rausch, CEO of Animation Vertigo. “Through Animation Vertigo’s sponsorship in GameFest 2017, and its amazing lineup of key speakers, Animation Vertigo continues to spotlight and fund the advancement of Filipino artists and graphic designers in to the world of 3D animation and motion capture.”

ESGS has grown to be the biggest e-sport and gaming event in the Philippines, with the highest number of game competitions, studios, and global and local games on display. With the launch of the GameFest 2017 pre-event conference, ESGS aims to surpass its record of over 17,000 attendees last year. The pre-event conference will feature the following speakers:

  • Brian Recktenwald, environment artist of Naughty Dog, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
  • Ian Lang, senior animator of Blizzard Entertainment
  • Josh Axner, technical artist of Blizzard Entertainment
  • Ryan Torrey, lead animator of House of Moves
  • Jia Shen, vice president of product for Blackstorm Labs (makers of Everwing)
  • Yi Fei Boon, former lead programmer of Sparkjumpers, now Field Engineer at Unity
  • Max Cowen, motion capture and animation specialist of Vicon
  • Sam Goodwin, motion capture technician of Vicon
  • Max Murray, business development manager of Faceware

The motion capture industry is constantly evolving, and Animation Vertigo is at the forefront with new projects and innovations.