How to Land your Dream Job with 3D and Work on Blockbuster Movies, a Webinar Hosted by 3D Training Institute, featuring MPC, to be held on April 29th 2015

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3D Training Institute will feature MPC (Moving Picture Company) Global Recruiter Christina Zervos and MPC animator Julien Deragon to explain how to start a 3D career, and what it takes to get hired by a large animation studio like MPC. This webinar is meant for anyone who is interested in a career in 3D animation and visual effects.

This is a webinar that can turn dreams into reality. All the ingredients are here to help launch a highly successful and rewarding career in VFX.

3D Training Institute will feature MPC (Moving Picture Company), a giant in the animated movie industry, and recruiter Christina Zervos, who will describe what MPC evaluates when hiring 3D professionals. Christina will also review the demo reel of MPC animator Julien Deragon.

MPC has been a global leader in VFX (visual effects) for over 25 years, and is world-renowned in the film, advertising, and entertainment industries. Some of their most famous projects include Godzilla, Harry Potter, X-Men, Life of Pi, Maleficent, and Guardians of the Galaxy. Some of their famous ad campaigns include Samsung, Coca Cola, Sony, Three Mobile, and Channel 4. They also worked on eight films that aired during Super Bowl 2015.

This webinar is for anyone, ranging from beginners who are interested in exploring a career in movies and visual effects, to professionals who would like to get an insider’s perspective on the recruiting process of large animation studios.

The live webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 29, at 11am PST/2pm EST. Participants will have the opportunity to compete for free training, and selected participants will get a chance to have their reel reviewed by MPC.

Christina will also discuss MPC's Academy. The Academy is for qualified candidates looking for their first position in VFX. Webinar attendees will compete to have their reel reviewed for possible acceptance to the Academy. Academy graduates are considered for MPC positions.

Christina noted, "At MPC, we are dedicated to helping the next generation of VFX artists break into the industry. It’s great to have the opportunity to share the inside track on getting your first position by participating in this webinar with the 3D Training Institute."

Autodesk, one of the webinar sponsors, is currently providing a 3-year software license of all Autodesk software to students, and 3D Training Institute is supporting this initiative by providing a complimentary training starter pack to help beginners take the first step towards learning 3D.

“Over the past 20 years, all winners of the Academy Award® for Best Visual Effects in Film have used Autodesk solutions, and now students can access these same professional 3D design tools for free. We’re doing this because Autodesk is committed to grooming a career-ready workforce and equipping the next generation of talent with the tools and learning resources to unleash their creativity,” said Ron Richard from Autodesk Education.

Ben Katt, 3DTi director, said, "We are extremely pleased to offer this webinar, featuring an outstanding VFX leader, MPC, and to be able to give students access to information, people, and opportunities that are almost impossible to obtain. This is a webinar that can turn dreams into reality. All the ingredients are here to help launch a highly successful and rewarding career in VFX."

For more information and to register for this online event: http://www.3dtraining.com/webinars

About Moving Picture Company (MPC)

MPC has been one of the global leaders in VFX for over 25 years and counting, with industry-leading facilities in London, Vancouver, Montréal, Los Angeles, New York, Amsterdam, Bangalore and Mexico City.

MPC Film serves the international movie industry by bringing the vision of some of the world’s most creative film makers to life. Their global teams are involved at every stage of the creative process, from initial concept art to final compositing and stereoscopic workflow, creating everything from awesome creatures and breathtaking environments to futuristic spaceships and explosive destruction sequences. For more information, visit: http://www.moving-picture.com

About 3D Training Institute (3DTi)

3DTi provides live-online, simulated on-the-job training, in Autodesk Software 3ds Max, Maya, Revit, Inventor & AutoCAD. 3DTi's innovative "Learn. Practice. Work" methodology teaches the critical production skills needed to get hired in the fast-growing 3D industry.

Popular trade magazines have recognized 3DTi as “One of the top schools, where students can put their careers on the fast track.” 3DTi is an Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC), Autodesk Academic Partner (AAP) and is licensed by the New York State Education Department (BPSS).

For more information, visit http://www.3DTraining.com

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