Monday, 3 April 2017

Henry Badgett in London on Wednesday 5 April

Meet the man behind Games of Thrones
One of the many advantages of studying at Bucks is the chance to pop into London for talks and events in the animation and VFX business.

This week, Escape Studios is hosting another of their free "Evening With..." events, this time on Wednesday 5 April  at their Shepherd's Bush studio, with Henry Badgett.  Henry is a VFX Supervisor at BlueBolt, and one of the original supervisors on Games of Thrones.

Henry Badgett
Henry will be showing students his work and talking about his experience in the VFX industry.

This is a superb event for everyone who would like to find out more about 3D and VFX.  Escape Studios even throw in free pizza and beer - how can you argue with that?

What's this about?
It's an "Evening With" event...with Henry Badgett - VFX Supervisor at BlueBolt.  Henry joined Blue Bolt at its conception 7 years ago, as a 2D Supervisor on Season One of Game of Thrones, and is now one of their main VFX Supervisors.

To date he has supervised various projects such as Great Expectations (BBC), Peaky Blinders (BBC/Tiger Aspect), War and Peace (BBC/The Weinstein Company) and Taboo (Scott Free/Hardy Son and Baker), both on set and leading a team of artists in-house.

Henry is currently supervising the shoot for BlueBolt of Robin Hood: Origins for Lionsgate and Holmes & Watson for Columbia Pictures, both due out in the UK & US in 2018.

What's happening on the night?
Henry will present BlueBolt's work on the recent BBC show Taboo. Going in depth beyond showreel breakdowns he will discuss the full process of creating the 2.5D set extensions, and give an insight into the differences between TV and film work for VFX artists.

Where and When?
Wednesday 5 April 2017 at 6:30 PM at Escape's Shepherd's Bush Studio. Address: Escape Studios. Shepherds West, Rockley Rd, London W14 0DA

How much is it?
It's free!

Is there really free beer? And free pizza?
There is!

How do you sign up? 
Escape have limited space, and seats will be available on first come first serve basis so register to get your free ticket now.  Find out more at the official page.

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