The VFX Festival, hosted by Escape Studios, is a celebration of visual effects, animation, games and motion graphics. For the last 7 years the annual festival hosted in London has attracted many attendees and high profile speakers from award-winning studios.
For the first time in its history the VFX Festival is being divided into a virtual series to support emerging talent from all over the world by allowing professionals to share their insights on award-winning productions and encourage collaboration among the international participants.
We have two great events coming up
On Tuesday, 19th May at 14.00 – 15.00 (BST) we are hosting panel discussion addressed to students under 18 years old, their parents and teachers focusing on education, careers, tips and advice on taking first steps into VFX, Animation and Games.
Host: Saint John Walker, Deputy Dean/Director at Escape Studios
– Mark Flanagan, EMEA Education Partner Manager at Epic Games
– Paul Wilks, Head of Advertising Talent Acquisition at MPC
– Simon Devereux , Founder Access: VFX
Here is the link for Tuesdays session https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nDKIR95gQrK9h1CiFi-Dlg
On Thursday, 21st May at 14.00 – 15.00 (BST) we are hosting inspiring talk addressed to students under 18 years old, their parents and teachers.
Talk Title: Launching the Sea Dragon – The relationship between FX and Compositing
Speakers: Marcelo Sousa, FX TD & Tiago Faria, Senior/Lead Compositor at Union VFX
Launching the Sea Dragon required numerous simulations and an intimate relationship between compositing and FX. This involved bouncing ideas and solutions of each other to solve problems and technical obstacles. In this talk Marcelo and Tiago will go into how doing such ensured they could focus on pushing the shot creatively while limiting the technical hurdles.
Here is the Link for Thursdays session https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2gnBrAPoRN-nM_AF-b62Ig