Lineage W

Goodbye Kansas Studios was thrilled to produce a cinematic trailer in 2019 for the fifth major instalment of the Lineage series, Lineage W – an online multiplayer role-playing game developed and published by NCSoft that was released in March 2024 on Android, iOS and PC in the USA and UK. The latest instalment has been confirmed to be released on PlayStation 5 and Switch in the USA and UK in 2024.

Please take a look at the cinematic trailer above and the cinematic breakdown below.

Lineage W | Cinematic Breakdown


Client: NCSoft

Director: Emnet Mulugeta
Art Director: Teo Mathlein
VFX Supervisor: Joel Lindman
Animation Director: Raoul Cacciamani
Creative Director: Gustaf Holmsten
Executive Producer: Jan Cafourek
Script Developer: Fredrik Löfberg
Producers: Rodrigo Villalobos, Hanna Nordersnö, Rebeca Cervantes
VFX Coordinators: Anna Thenberg, Adam Vadi-Dris, Jona Wedholm

Lead Character Artist: Daniel Bystedt
Character Modeling Artists: Magnus Eriksson, Arda Koyuncu, Jonas Skoog, Pim Shaitosa, Andreas Leijon, Anna Hilding, Lukas McBride
Lookdev Character Artists: Alexis Andersson, Johan Gabrielsson, Pim Shaitosa, Andreas Leijon, Anna Hilding, Lukas McBride, Jonas Skoog, Henrik Eklundh

Environment Modeling Leads: Daniel Bystedt, Gustav Alexandersson
Environment Modelling Artists: Jacob Moilanen, Joakim Olsson, Akif Top
Lookdev Leads: Joakim Olsson, Jesper Bardhamre
Lookdev Artists: Johan Gabrielsson, Lukas McBride
Modeling Artists: Axel Flovin, Akif Top, Sofia Tågerud, Andree Valck, Jesper Bardhamre
Grooming Artists: Johan Gabrielsson, Andreas Leijon, Jonas Skoog

Keyframe Animation Lead: Christina Sidoti
Keyframe Animation Artists: Fredrik Olsson, Jonas Forsman, Jonas Ekman, Staffan Linder, Marijne Klaassen, Andy Reid, Jonathan Skifs
Layout Lead: Oliver Askew
Layout Artists: Marijne Klaassen, Mica Olsson
Lead Lighting Artist: Hannes Drossel
Lighting Artists: Erika Johansson, Alexis Andersson, Pim Shaitosa, Anna Hilding, Lukas McBride, Marc Goliszek, Axel Flovin, Rodrigo Vivedes,
Henrik Eklundh
Body Rigging Leads: Jimmy Johansson, Gabija Smalinskaite
Body Rigging Artists: Stephanie Holder, Peter Jemstedt, Eric Haraldsson, Mattias Nyberg
Department Coordinator: Adam Vadi-Dris
Facial Modeling Artist: Jonas Törnquist
Facial Rigging Artists: Fanny Gustafsson, John Augustsson
Character FX Iead: Ludvig Eliasson
Character FX Artist: Ludvig Jonsson
FX Lead: Martin Widö
FX Artists: Filip Orrby, David Vestin, Max Öberg, Ludvig Jonsson, Jarek Dawidziuk

Lead MattePainter and Concept Artists: Teo Mathlein, Christopher Brändström
Concept Artists: Mikael Eriksson, Henrik Lundblad
Storyboard Artist: Mattias Häggström
Compositing Leads: Daniel Norlund, Fredrik Höglin
Compositing Artists: Karl Rhyde, Martin Borell, Tomas Näslund, Hanna Myllyoja, Peter Blomstrand, Denys Holovyanko, Simon Backlund,
Simon Tingell
Editor: Emnet Mulugeta, Henrik Klein
Conform: Henrik Klein, Caio Simbula
Online: Henrik Klein
Grading: Martin Steinberg
Pipeline: Erik Johansson, Joakim Johansson, Dan Englesson, Dane Bettis,
Stefan Seibert, Albert Cervin, Stephen Hada
IT: Thomas Ericsson, Niclas Ljunggren, Emil Ferdinandsson, Per Åslund, Gabi Gharib

Head of MoCap: Sigtor Kildal
Executive Producer: Anton Söderhäll
Producer: Andrea Wästlund
Motion Capture Department Coordinator: Isa Olai
Motion Capture Supervisor: Samuel Tyskling
Motion Capture Lead: David Grice
Motion Capture Specialist: Marko Marinkovic
Motion Capture Operator: Ed Reeler
Junior Motion Capture Technician: Oskar Olsson
Senior Tracker: Nils Aulin
HMC Operator: Daniel Ljungmark
Makeup Artist/HMC Assistant: Sanna Johannesson
Production Assistant: Gun Liljehall

Body/Face Department Coordinator: Jessica Oh
Body Animation Leads: Johan Fröjd, Frida Nilsson
Body Animation Artists: Marco Sjöberg, Anthony DeMeo IV, Mattias Lindkvist, Viktor Kostik, Ljiljana Antonovic, Jan Germala, Dusan Vlatkovic
Facial Animation Lead: Goran Milic
Facial Animation Artists: Matthew Curran, Antonija Milic

Pipeline Developers: Nils Lerin, Linus Fredriksson, Daniel Ljungmark

Motion Capture Talent

Fight Choreographer: Michael Redmond
Stunt Performers: Nicklas Hansson, Johannes Stenmarck, Michael Redmond
Performance Actor: Neil Newbon

Sound Design: Red Pipe
Score: Adam Wallin

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