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5 Tips For Getting a Job After Studying Visual Effects

5 Tips For Getting a Job After Studying Visual Effects

Is there anything better than a perfectly executed and seamless VFX scene like the colourful set pieces in Thor: Ragnarok? Or anything worse than an obvious, unconvincing CG? (We refuse to name names here). We all want to be working on the next Deadpool, Legend of Zelda instalment, or anything that comes out of Pixar, but how do you stand out from the crowd?

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9 in 10 of these students got studio jobs - here’s why

CG Spectrum’s 2016 Online Advanced Diploma students achieved an incredible 90% placement rate into studio jobs. We spoke to students, mentors and alumni working in studios like Ubisoft, Double Negative and Iloura to get their advice on giving yourself the best chance of scoring the job of your dreams.

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FX and Simulation Student Showreel

Humongous explosions. Raging fires. Devastating destruction. Stifling smoke. This has everything you could possibly ask for from a visual FX showreel, and much more. 

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Do You Need to Know How to Draw to be a 3D Animator or VFX Artist?

“Some people can create fantastic images, but can’t draw anything.” – Greg Hird-Rutter, Senior FX Artist at Bioware, formerly at Ubisoft

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Meet Your Mentor: Greg Hird-Rutter - Maya FX Mentor

At CG Spectrum we want you to meet our mentors and get to know the people who will be teaching you. Greg Hird-Rutter has been working in the FX industry for over 15-years and has worked in TV, film and games. Greg is currently working as a Senior FX Artist at the amazing Ubisoft Montreal.

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5 Tips To Get A Job In The Visual Effects Industry

The VFX industry continues to grow because we demand it!  We force ourselves to achieve something better than before. We not only seek this visual desire in the films that we watch, but also in popular broadcast shows and commercials.

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