Career Strategies for Animation and VFX Survivalists – Options and Opportunities to Re-Invent, Re-Educate and Thrive
June 11th 12:15pm – 1:00pm
Whether the challenges we face today in the VFX industry are revolutionary, evolutionary or momentary – no one moves forward without a plan and a purpose. Join this diverse panel of leading educators and professionals to discuss hiring trends and needs in the coming year, strategies for staying in demand as well as the career challenges and opportunities within the local, regional and global context of digital production.
The challenge for digital artists and production support staff is the balance between developing highly specialized skills and the ever-changing needs from one production to another. Where are the options for experienced professionals and entry level artists in this economy?
Our panelists will discuss the prospects for full-time, part-time and project-based positions that are expected in the coming year as well as the expectations and requirements of entry-level, mid-career and senior staff positions. Our panel will also make projections on the viability and growth of digital production over the next three years in film, commercial, advertising, internet and interactive installations.