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Discussing inclusion, diversity, awareness and opportunity within the VFX, Animation & Games industries.

The Access:VFX Podcast ACCESS:VFX

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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Discussing inclusion, diversity, awareness and opportunity within the VFX, Animation & Games industries.

    222: The cost of living crisis for entry level artists

    222: The cost of living crisis for entry level artists

    With the rapid increases in energy costs, fuel, food, and accommodation, it is getting harder to pay rent, and simply exist whilst holding down entry-level roles on entry-level salaries. For episode 22 we meet industry financial experts who offer some guidance on how to navigate this challenging time for the next generation of talent coming through.

    • 1 hr
    221: 20 amazing tips for breaking into the industry

    221: 20 amazing tips for breaking into the industry

    It's our Summer Special episode and we review the last 20 episodes of career advice 'golden nuggets' with Harriet Edge Partington Talent & Recruitment Manager, from Union VFX and Engy Jarrouj, Outreach and Inclusion Talent Partner at Framestore. If you're looking to get into VFX, Animation, or Games, this episode will give you the toolkit you need!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    220: Robin Chowdhury, COO, dupe vfx

    220: Robin Chowdhury, COO, dupe vfx

    We meet Robin Chowdury, Chief Operating Officer at dupe, the world’s first visual effects B Corporation! We discuss growing up in Sweden, a 12-year career in Retail Operations, traveling, barista rejection, a rewarding stint as a painter/decorator, and then helping out at dupe, quickly taking on a role setting them up as a B-Corp to COO of the studio! A wonderfully untraditional route into the industry and essential listening!

    • 1 hr
    219: Josh Palfey, 3D Artist, Blue Zoo Animation

    219: Josh Palfey, 3D Artist, Blue Zoo Animation

    We celebrate our partnership with 3Dami, Screenskills and NextGen Skills Academy for this years Young Animator of the Year competition. Our guest is Josh Palfrey, 2020’s best 3D Animation winner in the 15-18 age group, and now Blue Zoo Animation's youngest ever 3D Artist! A super inspiring conversation with a rising star in our industry!

    • 51 min
    218: HaZ Dulull, Director/Producer, HaZimation

    218: HaZ Dulull, Director/Producer, HaZimation

    We speak to the brilliant Director/Producer HaZ Dulull! Fresh from his role as program chair at FMX we hear how he transitioned from a traditional VFX Artist career path to directing and producing movies and a unique insight into his journey so far, from growing up in East London to breaking into Hollywood and of course we discuss RIFT, his dual video game, and companion feature made entirely using Unreal Engine 5.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    217: Noga Alon Stein, VFX Producer, Milk VFX

    217: Noga Alon Stein, VFX Producer, Milk VFX

    We chat with VFX Producer at Milk VFX Noga Alon Stein! With a career that kicked off with a short stint at New Black Films in 2010, closely followed by an 11-year tenure at Union VFX working her way up from Production Coordinator to VFX Producer working on such titles as The French Dispatch, Trainspotting 2, Three Billboards, Stan & Ollie and Operation Mincemeat.
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/noga-alon-stein-21142a1b/

    • 53 min

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