How to get a job in VFX: Pro tips to get into the industry

Industrial Light & Magic VFX artist Josh Parks gives his top insider tips to start your career in the film industry

Pursuing a VFX career? Here's how to get a job in the film industry

Josh has worked at some of the world's top studios including ILM, Double Negative and MPC on films such as Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Ready Player One, The Jungle Book, The Martian, and Wonder Woman.

Join Josh as he shares his experiences as a VFX artist in film, plus secrets on how to master your craft and get hired in the VFX industry.

This webinar is packed with information you won’t want to miss!

What you'll learn:
  • How to enter the VFX industry
    Discover the exact path that Josh took to get a job in VFX.

  • How to accelerate your learning
    This major tip from Josh will speed up your learning curve and help you improve as an artist much faster!

  • The luck factor
    Josh discusses how luck plays a part in your success (and how to rig it​​​​​​​!)

  • Figuring out your own path
    Work out the best career path for you within the VFX industry.

  • Plug and play advice
    Get practical advice you can use straight away to increase your own chances of success in the industry.
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CG Spectrum

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Josh Parks

Josh Parks | VFX Compositor at Industrial Light & Magic & CG Spectrum Mentor - London-based Josh Parks works as a Compositor for feature films. After studying VFX he went on to work for MPC, as part of their Comp Academy program. Having graduated the Academy, he stayed on to work at MPC and later moved to Double Negative, then Industrial Light & Magic. Credits include: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Ready Player One, The Jungle BookThe Martian, and Spectre

Tags:   Visual Effects