Friday, 2 May 2014

Escape Studios to host free webinar on careers in VFX - 2 July 2014

Escape Studios
Escape Studios are hosting a free webinar on careers in the visual effects industry on 2 July 2014. The guests are Anna Swift, Recruitment and Talent Development Manager for film at Framestore, and Ben Owen, Global Head of Recruitment at MPC. Framestore and MPC are two of the biggest hitters in visual effects in the UK, so this is an event which we highly recommend all of our students sign up for.

According to Escape:

"Exploring skill demands, career prospects and how to produce a killer showreel, Anna and Ben will share their top tips to help launch your career in VFX. For many artists, launching their career is one of the hardest obstacles to overcome. This webinar aims to shine a light on what you can do to make sure your hard work and talent is being noticed by the right people."

Details of the webinar as are follows:

Date: Wednesday, 2nd July 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm GMT
Where: Online
This is a unique chance to hear advice from people who spend much of their lives looking at graduate portfolios and demo reels. What are they looking for? What can set a student out from the crowd? This is your chance to ask questions, and get the answers you need.

To sign up, follow this link.


(Editor's Note: For more practical advice on careers animation and visual effects, read what Blue Zoo has to say about demo reels. See also advice from Disney, Sony Pictures Animation, and watch our video on how to create a great demo reel. Read about what our graduates had to say at the recent Graduate Panel. Check out this post on how to set up an small business. Also learn about your first client project, read out our post on Portfolio Careers, and read this piece on Survival as a Freelancer. Study the nuts and bolts of freelance life by reading our guide to invoicing clients, and our guide to freelancers and taxesFor more on careers in general, check out our guide to animation careers here, and also take a look at this map of digital studios - a great place to start your search for work in the business. Finally see our article on the jobs page at )

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