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Out of Play Area
Mar 29, 2021
Animate Faces & Bring Life to Video Games with John Geiger - Senior Animator @ Eidos Montréal | Ep 5
Play • 1 hr 13 min

In episode 5, our first animator on the show, John Geiger a Señior Animator for Eidos Montréal talks about his career working on iconic characters such as Lara Croft and on Deus Ex Mankind Divided & Human Revolutions.


We discuss lifting heavy things, bringing your best self to work every day, and more.



(00:00) Who is John Geiger?

(01:32) Lifting Heavy Weight

(04:25) A Toast over homemade Bourbon

(11:53) What's Video Game Animation

(28:53) Why Games Over Film

(36:27) Performance Capture

(47:40) Deus Ex Cover System

(56:46) Animation Tips & Advice

(01:08:16) John's Final Thoughts

More Info:

Geiger's Moby Games Credits - https://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,453751/

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