SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 68 – Electronic Theater Award Winner: ‘Overwatch: Kiriko’

by | 28 July 2023 | Awards, Conferences, Film

From left to right: John Kalaigian, Jeramiah Johnson

Hosted by SIGGRAPH 2024 Electronic Theater chair John Kalaigian, this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight welcomes esteemed guest Jeramiah Johnson, director of “Overwatch: Kiriko.” John and Jeramiah delve into the intricacies and creative process behind the award-winning project, which captivated audiences and earned recognition for the SIGGRAPH 2023 Electronic Theater. Jeramiah Johnson, renowned for his visionary storytelling and visual expertise, sheds light on the development of “Overwatch: Kiriko.” The project combines cutting-edge animation techniques and immersive storytelling to bring the beloved “Overwatch” universe to life in a way never seen before. Tune in to the conversation and gain insight into the technical aspects and storytelling techniques that contributed to the short film’s success and left a lasting impact on viewers.

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