Saturday, 25 April 2015

Henry Fenwick Animator at Jelly Fish Pictures

Jellyfish Pictures
Animation Apprentice student Henry Fenwick has just secured a position as a junior animator and 3D layout artist at Jelly Fish Pictures.

Jellyfish was founded in 2001 and since then has grown into one of the leading boutique visual effects and animation houses in London, with over 100 employees.

We're thrilled to see our graduates winning positions at leading animation and VFX houses like Jellyfish.  Jellyfish does advertising, television and film work in both London and New York, and have worked on both TV animated series as well as feature films.

Henry will start out in the 3D Layout department, an excellent place to polish his skills in cinematography and visual story telling, before moving on to the animation department.

Henry got the job after doing a 24 animation test at home, which he described as "pretty full on...I had to stay up until four in the morning to get it done on time".

So congratulations to Henry on landing that crucial first job - always the toughest part of a career in creative media. We look forward to seeing some of the projects that he will work on over the coming years. His first show at Jellyfish will be this one below - Meet The Floogals:

You can see Henry's excellent entry for the 11 Second Club monthly animation contest below:

And to see more of Henry's work, see his demo reel and website here.


To find out more about Animation Apprentice, click here for a link to Frequently Asked Questions. To sign up for our next classroom at Animation Apprentice, follow this link. For more information on finding work and surviving in the animation and visual effects 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 arehelping our students find work through our film co-operative Nano Films. Download the free Escape Studios Careers in VFX Handbook. 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, and read our post on setting up your own animation business. Also see our post about freelancers and taxes.

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