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Interactivity in Unreal Engine - LIVE Session / 7th Feb

Learn how to use Unreal Engine to create interactive visual worlds that you can control with anything in Real-Time

Course instructor: Sem Schreuder

Course level

Music Hackspace

Starts on: 2022-02-07 16:00:00

Session 1
By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: 
  • Build a Max 4 Live device that sends MIDI over OSC
  • Build a Max 4 Live device that sends Envelope follower data OSC
Session 2
By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: 
  • Build a level in Unreal Engine
  • Learn Unreal Engine Blueprint Basics
  • Build an OSC receiver actor in Unreal Engine
Session 3
By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: 
  • Connect the OSC receiver actor to other actors in your level. 
  • Build a particle system that works with OSC

What you'll learn

  • Build a Max 4 Live device that communicates with Unreal Engine
  • Build an interactive Actors in Unreal Engine
  • Understand basic OSC communication and implementation between Ableton Live and Unreal Engine
  • Basics of world building in Unreal Engine
  • Basics of Blueprint visual scripting in Unreal Engine

Requirements

  • A good graphics card. At least a GTX 1060.
  • A Zoom account
  • Ableton Live with MaxForLive (i.e. trial or full license)
  • Unreal Engine 4.27 (free)

Course content

  • ---- Zoom link - Session 1
  • ---- Zoom link - Session 2
  • ---- Zoom link - Session 3

Who is this course for

  • Artists interested in exploring real-time procedural 3D graphics and animations applied as music visualizations.
  • Developers with experience programming in visual scripting languages such as Max MSP, Touch designer, VVVV etc.
  • Musicians interested in adding visuals to their liveset.

Useful links

About the workshop leader

Sem Schreuder is a Creative Coder / Visual artist with 8+ years of experience working with various tools to create realtime audio reactive visuals for artists and events. Besides creating audio reactive visual systems he’s currently also working as an AR developer for multiple tv shows and live streams.