David Johnson

David Johnson

CEO and Creative Director of Undertone FX

David Johnson is the award winning founder, CEO and Creative Director of Undertone FX, a studio specializing in real time visual effects for video games and VR/AR.

Previously David was the Lead Visual Effects Artist at Activision/Blizzard’s Infinity Ward Studio, creator of the Call of Duty Franchise, having worked there for 10 years. David has 25 years of computer graphics experience, of which 22 has been dedicated to video games and 17 specialized toward effects. David has shipped 25+ video games and has contributed to some of the largest names in video game history including the Call of Duty and Halo franchises. The combined revenue of games David has worked on exceeds 3 Billion dollars and have broken multiple records for units sold and revenue. David is a two time winner of the Visual Effects Society awards in the real time categoryone of only three people in the world with that distinction. David served a two year term on the board of directors for the Visual Effects Society. He is published as a contributing author to two books, “Introduction to Game Development” and the VES Handbook of Visual Effects. David is a regular speaker at universities and industry conferences such as Siggraph and the Game Developers Conference. David is on the advisory board for VFX voice magazine, as the expert in the video game segment. And David is one of the founders of the website RealTimeVFX.com and it’s associated facebook group and discord.

The Future of Entertainment is Georgia

Main Stage / Ballroom

Georgia stands at the forefront of the entertainment revolution, marking its territory across film, music, and gaming with remarkable growth and boundless potential. The “The Future of Entertainment is Georgia” panel is designed to showcase this dynamic progression, featuring a diverse array of industry titans—from music producers and gaming innovators to key players in film […]