Employment in the creative industries has increased by 8.6% in the past 12 months.
ONS Annual Population Survey 2013
In May 2017, our BA (Hons) VFX Year One students took part in a workshop to decide on what they felt were the top aptitudes or qualities needed by great VFX Artists. They looked at the Creative Skillset “Core Skills of VFX” Handbook and were asked to think about recent guest speakers and great examples of VFX work they’d seen over the year, and list the most important aptitudes or behaviours that great VFX artists need. VFX is as much about mindset as it is about the tech!
The top five priorities were:
However the team thought these more general behaviours would be needed to:
Do you agree? Some are harder to master than others, but we think our students are off to a flying start.
Typical career paths include:
VFX is a global industry and those with the ideas, skills and the ambition will find great opportunities across the world. If you want to be a part of the future of VFX, this course looks like a great place to learn the up to date skills that you’ll need.
Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull
Freelance Visual Effects Supervisor and Filmmaker
BA (Hons) VFX will lead to a range of VFX artist roles. To learn a bit more about careers that this course will prepare students for, download this useful guide.
For more advice about careers in VFX visit the Creative Skillset website.