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August 15, 2019

How Lawrence's Career Change to Animation Led to an Oscar

At the age of 30, Lawrence Zalasky took an enormous leap of faith... After establishing himself as an Industrial Designer, Lawrence decided to change careers

July 29, 2019

Why Vanessa Rossi Switched From Graphic Design to Animation

After finishing Graphic Design school, Vanessa Rossi found herself stuck in the wrong career... Fortunately, a Graphic Designer's skills make a great foundation for a

July 16, 2019

Disney Animator Mike Wiesmeier Shares Secrets With Artists

It was a trip to Disneyland that changed the course of Mike Wiesmeier’s life... Captivated by the art of animation after a family trip to

July 7, 2019

Men in Black: International - Interview with 3D Modeler Danish Anwar

Now a 3D Artist at Method Studios in Melbourne, CG Spectrum graduate Danish Anwar had a great experience working on his first feature film

September 26, 2018

Meet Your Mentor: Blizzard Concept Artist Brian Huang

Meet our Concept Art mentor Brian Huang! He tells us how he got started as a Concept Artist and landed a job at Blizzard Entertainment

August 2, 2018

Student Spotlight: 3D Modelling Student Steph Pryor

Steph Pryor was one of our 2016 season scholarship students and completed our Advanced Diploma of 3D Modeling. During her time here with us, her

August 2, 2018

Succeeding as a Freelance Artist

For some people, the idea of working as a freelance artist is the dream. Managing yourself, taking the work that suits you best and working flexible hours from home in a...

August 2, 2018

VFX Compositing Student Showreel

By seamlessly blending digitally created assets, like characters, explosions, backgrounds and more, with real-world shots, our amazing VFX Compositing students have made the...

August 2, 2018

3D Modeling Student Showreel

See 3D Modeling Work From Our Students Complete with spear-wielding Spartans, skateboarding Ninja Turtles, music-loving zombies and photo-realistic human anatomy, these digitally...

August 2, 2018

FX and Simulation Student Showreel

Humongous explosions. Raging fires. Devastating destruction. Stifling smoke. This has everything you could possibly ask for from a visual FX showreel, and much more. 

August 1, 2018

Mentorship - The Best Kept Secret of Successful Visual Effects Artists

We talk to senior and junior artists on why mentorship is so important in the visual effects industry. Serious about getting into the animation

August 1, 2018

5 Tips For Getting a Job After Studying Visual Effects

Is there anything better than a perfectly executed and seamless VFX scene like the colourful set pieces in Thor: Ragnarok? Or anything worse than an