Sony's Creator to Creator: Inside 'Marvel's Spider-Man 2' and 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse'
The visionary Spider-Man devs and directors reflect on their shared creative bonds in this two-part series.
- Bryan Intihar, Senior Creative Director, Insomniac Games
- Jacinda Chew, Senior Art Director, Insomniac Games
- Robert “Bobby” Coddington, Senior Animation Director, Insomniac Games
- Bill Rosemann, Marvel Games Vice President & Creative Director
- Joaquim Dos Santos, Director, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
- Kemp Powers, Director, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
- Justin K Thompson, Director, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
“It was inspiring to talk to another creative team working in the Spider-Man universe and discovering that we were all dealing with similar problems and challenges regardless of medium.” (Jacinda Chew, Senior Art Director, Insomniac Games)
“That's our great responsibility… to make a place where someone young and insecure and doesn't see a future for themselves say, ‘that's mine.’” (Robert “Bobby” Coddington, Senior Animation Director, Insomniac Games)
“I’m a better Insomniac and better creative director because of [Bobby and Jacinda]. For me, the game represents what it feels like to be part of this team.” (Bryan Intihar, Senior Creative Director, Insomniac Games)
Update: Part two of Sony's Creator to Creator series featuring Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is available today. Spoiler warning ahead for those who haven’t seen or played these sequels yet!
In this spoiler-filled follow-up, the panel of game developers and film directors dive deeper into their creative collaborations and shared history with Spider-Man. Intihar discusses adding mysterious, multi-dimensional Spider-Bot collectibles in the game and working with the Spider-Verse creators on this nod to the film. Powers talks about the significance of Miles as a character of color, who is as powerful as other Spider-Men but uniquely cool. Coddington and Rosemann also connect on borrowing strength from Spider-Man as a relatable Hero during challenging times growing up.
Thanks for playing, watching, and diving in deep with the creators of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse!
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