Unreal Engine Accelerator Experience

The Unreal Engine Accelerator Experience is a hands-on educational opportunity that will be exclusively offered to select educators and students during E2 Weekend. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to use interactive 3D programs like Fortnite Creative and Unreal Engine in the classroom! 

Unreal Engine

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine is the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool. Creators across games, film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, live events, simulation and other industries choose Unreal to deliver cutting-edge content, interactive experiences, and immersive virtual worlds. The resources and instruction provided in these sessions will set you up to support your students in using these industry standard tools without the need to be an expert.

Fortnite Creative

Fortnite’s Creative toolset allows students to create anything they can imagine using assets and devices from the popular game, Fortnite. This easy-to-use 3D building environment allows students to create stunning environments and immersive experiences for any content area.

Event Details

Friday’s session focuses on classroom applications of interactive 3D. Saturday’s session focuses on broadcast and production applications of Unreal Engine. There are no prerequisites to participate. We start with each tool from the perspective that all participants have little to no experience.

Dates and Times

Friday, February 3, 2023
9 am to 4 pm (8:30 am registration)

Open to NC educators, students and esports enthusiasts. 

Saturday, February 4, 2023
9 am to 12 pm

Open exclusively to UNCG Media Studies faculty and students.

The Accelerator Experience will be held inside the UNCG Esports Arena, located in the Moran Commons building. Get Directions.

Accelerator Experience Schedule


Friday, Feb. 3 – 9 am to 4 pm

8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration 

9:00 – 9:30 am: Intro / Presentation

9:30 – 10:00 am: March Through Time

  • Content-related experience
  • Navigation in Fortnite

10:00 – 10:30 am: Create your own island

  • Navigation in Creative
  • Basic World Building

10:30 – 11:00 am: SDG lesson – Inclusion Island  

11:00 – 12:30 pm: Create Inclusive Island 

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:30 pm: Introduce Unreal Engine / Unreal Learning Kit 

  • Navigation
  • Transform tools

1:30 – 3:30 pm:  Hour of Code: First lesson 

  • Walkthrough
  • Modify game

3:30 – 4:00 pm: Wrapup / Review other resources for classroom use


Saturday, Feb. 4 – 9 am to 12 pm

8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration

9:00 – 9:30 am: Broadcasting Package Presentation 

9:30 – 11:30 am: Hands-on workshop 

  • Work in a studio environment
  • Create broadcast projects
  • Render projects

11:30 – 12:00 pm: Share projects

Have Questions?

Do you have questions regarding the Accelerator Experience? Feel free to contact us or register for the informational webinar.

Saturday Registration

For Faculty, Staff, and Students of UNCG

NC secondary educators attending on Friday are asked to register through here.

Join us for a workshop on the use of Unreal Engine’s Virtual Studio Kit to design your own virtual studio for broadcast! This session is designed to engage participants in downloading and getting started with the Virtual Studio Kit, along with guided, hands-on experiences for navigating and customizing their studio and supporting students’ creator-led projects. This workshop will include example studios that have been developed for esports competition broadcasts, including assets and documentation for hosting broadcasts and productions. 

What level of experience do you have using Epic Tools?(Required)
(Twinmotion, Fortnite Creative, Unreal Engine, MetaHuman Creator, SketchFab, Quixel MegaScans, Art Station, Reality Scan, etc.)
What types of Unreal events would you like to attend in the future?(Required)
Optional: I'd like to receive news, surveys and special offers from Unreal Engine and Epic Games.
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