Webinar: Introduction to Visual Effects: 2D vs 3D

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It’s time we talked about the difference between  2D and 3D

Allar Kaasik knows what it takes to create VFX magic, and in this webinar - he’ll take you through the difference between 2D and 3D as well as the possible career paths in both disciplines. This is your chance to understand what VFX jobs are out there, including the Compositors, Matte Painters, Modellers, Animators, Lighters, Texture Artists and FX Artists - the list goes on.

If you’ve only recently joined the world of VFX, this is your perfect opportunity to get to grips with the pipeline. Allar will cover the make-or-break skills required to land your first job in VFX, and more importantly - how to turn that first job into a successful career. You’ll also be able to get a few pointers on how to choose the VFX discipline that matches your talents. Not bad for only 1 hour of your evening!

The host

Allar Kaasik has over 11 years experience working in the VFX industry and is one of our Compositing tutors at Escape Studios. Throughout his career he’s composited everything from commercials, music promos and feature films and has headed the VFX editorial department at Realise Studios.

His interest of research incorporates bridging the art of cognitive neurosciences with the awesomeness of visual effects!

During the demonstration, Alex will show you how to make Monty happy, sad, angry, or scared, masculine or feminine, and even turn him into a goose-stepping soldier! All with a basic walk cycle, and in just a few clicks.

It's a great technique that breaks down apparently complex outcomes into simple, basic steps that any animator can master.

The host

Alex Williams is the Head of Animation here at Escape Studios. He has over 25 years experience working in the animation industry and some of his film credits include; The Lion KingRobotsThe Road to El DoradoWho Framed Roger Rabbit and The Iron Giant (to name but a few!). He also has 20 years experience working and teaching in higher education.More recently, Alex won at the Cartoon Art Trust Awards for his “Queen’s Counsel” cartoon strip in the Times, and he wrote an article for Creative Bloq about 8 ways to shine as an animator.

Check out Alex’s blog to discover more about his work and experience.

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Webinar date: Thursday, September 5th

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