Friday, 2 May 2014

Escape Studios to host free webinar on Careers in visual effects on 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 kind of demo reel 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 information on finding work in the animation business, read our post on how to find a job in the animation industry, and check out our post about what not to do at a job interview. Also see our post on starting your own small animation business, learn how to create an invoice, and see how we are helping our students find work through our film co-operative Nano Films.  Take a look at how can help you find a job, and read our piece about how to survive as a freelance animator. Also, find out what Cinesite look for in a student's demo reel. )

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