Video Tutorials

Use these tutorials to get a head start, or hone your skills

Beginner
Unity® to Unreal Fundamentals
If you have experience with Unity® and are looking for a concise method of transferring those skills to Unreal Engine, this course is for you. Craig Barr will show you Unreal's methodology and translate the terminology you need to hit the ground running. More than just covering the basics of project setup and navigating the editor, Craig will also show you the best practices for Asset Importing, Lighting, Materials, Scripting, Packaging, Unreal Engine's Blueprint Visual Scripting system and more.
Craig Barr
2h:06m -
Foundations
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Preparing Design Data for Optimal Performance in UE4
Matt Doyle will show you the primary concepts needed to ensure your design data moves flawlessly into Unreal Engine, including best practices in applications like 3ds Max, setting proper units & UVs, and adjusting level of detail. Once inside Unreal Engine, you will be introduced to functionality like lightmaps, creating collisions, and adjusting textures.
Matt Doyle
1h:41m -
Enterprise
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Achieving Epic Results in Architectural Interior Real-Time Projects
Matt Doyle will walk you through creating an impressive architectural interior real-time project using UE4. If you're new to Unreal Engine, this course is made directly for you. Matt will show you the necessary techniques of setting up an interior project, getting your design into the engine using Datasmith, adjusting lights & materials, packaging your project, and more.
Matt Doyle
2h:37m -
Enterprise
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Achieving Epic Results in Architectural Exterior Real-Time Projects
In this course, Matt Doyle will cover everything you need to learn to create a high performing and visually stunning architectural exterior in Unreal Studio. Matt will walk you through the process from start to finish, with special focus on adding terrain, foliage, and other effects that improve the viewer’s immersion in the environment.
Matt Doyle
2h:56m -
Enterprise
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Real-Time Rendering Fundamentals
In this class, Sjoerd de Jong will quickly teach you the essentials of real-time rendering (RTR). Sjoerd will cover key concepts and terminology, with insight on workflows and limitations.  You’ll also learn about one of the most crucial elements of RTR: performance.
Sjoerd de Jong
29m -
Foundations
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Lighting Essential Concepts
In this class, Sjoerd de Jong teaches the basics of setting up lighting in Unreal Engine. You’ll learn about the different types of lights, their most important properties, and how to use them in combination. Sjoerd will also teach you how to enrich your lighting through various special effects, like fog and reflections.
Sjoerd de Jong
1h:25m -
Foundations
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Post Processing Essentials
Sjoerd de Jong will introduce you to the many post processing features in Unreal Engine 4. You’ll learn the basic concepts of post processing and how to manipulate settings. Once you’re familiar with the basics, Sjoerd will teach you how to use a variety of effects.
 
Sjoerd de Jong
32m -
Foundations
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Lightmass and Beyond: Global Illumination Workflows for Design Visualization
Lighting your scene in Unreal Engine is more than just placing lights. In this course, Joel Bradley will not only introduce you to the terminology and techniques of creating outstanding lighting solutions, but he will also show you the subtle adjustments available to make them breathtaking.
Joel Bradley
1h:40m -
Enterprise
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Materials: Essential Concepts
Sjoerd de Jong will take a comprehensive look at creating and using materials in a production environment. You'll learn the different types of materials in Unreal Engine, the ingredients of creating them, and how to use them in your projects.
Sjoerd de Jong
1h:18m -
Foundations
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Materials: Production Workflow
In this class, Sjoerd de Jong will teach you how to improve your workflows and efficiency when working with materials. You'll learn how to reuse material settings, change the appearance of a material without recompiling, and share global data into many materials at the same time.
Sjoerd de Jong
40m -
Foundations
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UE4 Editor Basics
Mathew Wadstein will walk you through the fundamentals of the UE4 Editor and its components. After introducing you to the interface and functionality, Matt will cover important settings to adapt the Editor to your workflow.
Mathew Wadstein
1h:10m -
Foundations
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UE4 Projects and File Structures
Mathew Wadstein takes you through the fundamentals of understanding the Epic Games Launcher, creating projects, adjusting project settings, and the important files associated with your project.
Mathew Wadstein
42m -
Foundations
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Introduction to Global Illumination in UE4
Epic’s Homam Bahnassi will give you a quick introduction to the basics of Global Illumination in Unreal Engine. As Homam breaks down the concepts, he will also give you high level insights and great practices of how to approach your lighting solution.
Homam Bahnassi
30m -
Foundations
Intermediate
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Real-Time Rendering
In this master learning session, Sjoerd de Jong will take an in-depth look at how UE4 renders out a single frame. In the end, you will have a broad but detailed understanding of real-time rendering (rtr) and how it impacts performance, features, and workflows.
Sjoerd de Jong
3h:51m -
Foundations
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Building Better Pipelines in UE4
Sam Deiter will show you the primary concepts needed to ensure your Unreal Engine project will perform flawlessly no matter what platform is used to run it. This class covers a wide range of optimization and performance topics, including troubleshooting performance issues and best practices for setting up your Static Mesh data for use in UE4.
Sam Deiter
4h:22m -
Foundations
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Advanced Techniques for Architects
Fabrice Bourrelly has provided us with insight and inspiration in the Unreal Engine for Architecture webinar series. In this series, Fabrice takes us behind the webinar to show us his advanced techniques, tips, tricks, and methods.
Fabrice Bourrelly
2h:25m -
Enterprise
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Creating Plugins in UE4
Welcome to the master learning session on developing plugins for UE4, presented by Epic Games Sr Programmer Gerke Max Preussner. Created with the developer in mind but suitable for anyone interested in increasing productivity and efficiency, this session will give you techniques and best practices for creating, compiling, and using plugins.
Gerke Max Preussner
2h:14m -
Foundations
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Creating Interactive Material Swaps Using Blueprints in Unreal Engine
In this Course, Technical Artist Simone Lombardo shows you how easy it is to create an interactive widget for swapping materials using Blueprints.
Simone Lombardo
43m -
Foundations
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Using the Camera Sequencer in Unreal Engine for Architectural Visualization
In this course, Tim Brakensiek will show you a high level approach the power of Unreal Engine’s Sequencer as it relates to creating architectural visualization. 
You will cover setting up a scene, learn linear vs. non-linear workflows, create a movie from the output and more. To take your cinematic to the next level, add special effects like fades, edits and audio embellishments.
Tim Brakensiek
51m -
Enterprise