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1. Careers in the VFX IndustryYen YauTalent Development ManagerInto FilmMOSI8 December 2014 2. Stages to Making a FilmCareers in Film Primary 3. The Film Industry the Opportunities Craft and technical skills Production management VFX (Visual Effects) Digital content and audiencechoice Developing writers, producersand directors. 4. Getting on the VFX skills spectrum. 5. Where is the science? 6. Merida its all in the hair! 7. Creating the hair and a wet dress 8. Developing a Portfolio The FoundryNUKE The award-winning tool for visual effects and the industrysstandard software(http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/nuke/non-commercial/) AutodeskMaya 3D computer animation, modeling, visual effects and renderingsoftware tool(http://www.autodesk.com/education/home) FusionTools for compositing, keying, painting, animation, stereoscopic 3D andmore, all in a single application. Currently only available for windows(https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/fusion) 9. VFX Film ResourcesThe Core Skills of VFXhttp://www.skillset.org/animation/qualifications/article_8377_1.aspBreakdown showreelshttp://www.artofvfx.com/?p=6591http://www.moving-picture.com/showreels/vfx-breakdowns/Individual Career Profiles and Case studieshttp://www.dneg.com/career_profiles/ 10. The VFX Core Skills Primer1. Where are you on the VFX SPECTRUM?2. VFX is a TEAM SPORT3. VFX: Where efficiency and creativity meet4. Its not about you, its about the PIPELINE5. Deadlines really are DEADLINES6. Somewhere, there is a CLIENT7. Criticism is a request for CHANGE8. Explain YOURSELF9. VFX and the PHOTOREAL10.That doesnt look RIGHT!11.Plan and DECONSTRUCT12.The best VFX tool is PAPER 11. The VFX Core Skills Primer contd13. Dont wait to be TAUGHT14. 13. Dont wait to be TAUGHT14. Youre surrounded by EXPERTISE15. The VFX LEXICON16. VFX is cinematography and MATHS17. Yikes, what kind of MATHS?18. Know your tool: THE COMPUTER19. Film THEORY20. VFX is not NEW21. The art of the EDIT22. Style and VISION23. OPTICS24. SURPRISE us 12. Useful Websites BAFTA Guru Double Negative Escape Studios Shooting People Screen International The CG Society Creative Skillset College of Production 13. Action Plan 14. Getting in Touchyen.yau@intofilm.orgSkills FusionSecond Light Labs@yenyau@getintofilm