May 6, 2020

Alumni Q&A with Houdini FX Artist Glenn Dawick

3D Artist Glenn Dawick has spent a decade working in TV, advertising, and even on Netflix's I Am Mother. Working for a number of studios, he noted the amount of Houdini work being...

April 3, 2020

From US Army to Hollywood: Alumni Interview With Compositor Robert Alomar

Robert Alomar was an Intelligence Analyst and Linguist in the US Army, but he always had an interest in film. Robert tells how he changed careers, got a compositing job at MPC...

March 8, 2020

Q&A With Blade Runner 2049 Compositor / VFX Artist Brittany Piacente

Senior Compositor Brittany Piacente has worked on more than 50 movies and TV shows, including Black Panther, Blade Runner 2049, Vikings, and not one, but THREE Star Wars films!...

January 15, 2020

How Hamzeh Alkailani Became a Compositor Against All Odds

Hamzeh Alkailani has faced extraordinary odds in his lifetime. More than most of us could imagine. But with determination and unyielding hope, sprinkled with a bit of good...

January 8, 2020

Becoming a Compositor for Film: Alumni Interview With Alan Robinson

Since graduating from CG Spectrum's online VFX Compositing course, Alan has worked on some pretty cool projects such as Catherine the Great, The Irishman, and Cats. He talks about...

August 30, 2019

5 Benefits of Online Courses You May Not Have Considered

The benefits of online courses far outweigh the traditional classroom approach at CG Spectrum. Here's why. As an online Animation, VFX and Game Design school

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

October 8, 2018

What is Compositing?

What is compositing? VFX Compositing seamlessly integrates digital assets with live-action footage to bring together the final shot of a film or game.

October 5, 2018

What Does An FX Artist Do?

What does an FX Artist do? An FX artist creates the visual effects in movies, TV shows and games. They're responsible for creating smoke, fire

October 5, 2018

What is the Visual Effects Pipeline?

What is the Visual Effects Pipeline? The VFX pipeline refers to the various stages of production required to add visual effects to a film. The

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

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