To land a job in today’s fast-paced and competitive media and entertainment industry, our customers are looking for young talent that’s not only creative but technically proficient.
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2015
3D Training Institute (3DTi) will host a live webinar featuring Rosie Server, Senior Recruiter for Sony Pictures Imageworks who will help aspiring artists understand what she looks for when hiring talent.
The live online event will also feature a video profile of Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX Supervisor, Daniel Kramer which will provide valuable information for anyone who has ever dreamed of working in the exciting movie industry. Rosie will also describe how graduates from 3D schools and aspiring artists can apply for scholarships and internships. This special event will be conducted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 11 am – 12 pm PDT.
Sony Pictures Imageworks is the Academy Award-winning visual effects and animation unit of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group known for live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation and all-CG animation. Recent projects include American Sniper, Fury, Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America, 22 Jump Street, and The Amazing Spider-Max 2. They are currently in production on Pixels, Hotel Transylvania 2, the Angry Birds movie, Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, and an Untitled Animated Smurfs Movie.
During the webinar, Rosie will explain what applicants need to know when applying for jobs. She will also share information on Imageworks' scholarship program and their internship program, and how and when to apply for these positions. Attendees will also be able to take part in a contest to have their reels professionally reviewed by an Imageworks recruiter.
This webinar is for everyone, from beginners who have been inspired by movies and want to explore a career in animation or visual effects to professionals who want to hear directly from a recruiter on where the jobs are and what it takes to get hired by one of the most highly respected studios in the world.
For the person who has always dreamed of working in a highly creative and exciting career, this webinar will be a roadmap detailing what it takes to succeed. Rosie will discuss what candidates are expected to know, what kinds of jobs exist, and what artists can expect when they get hired by a large studio such as Sony Pictures Imageworks.
"Imageworks is committed to producing high-quality visual effects and animation work. As we move into our new state-of-the-art Vancouver headquarters, recruiting and maintaining top talent is important to our continued success," said Rosie Server, Senior Recruiter, Sony Pictures Imageworks. "We provide an exciting and dynamic work environment that allows our employees the ability to learn and grow."
Autodesk, one of the webinar sponsors, is generously offering a 3-year license of all Autodesk software to students, teachers, and schools and 3D Training Institute is supporting this initiative by providing a complimentary training program to help beginners take the first step toward learning 3D.
“To land a job in today’s fast-paced and competitive media and entertainment industry, our customers are looking for young talent that’s not only creative but technically proficient. That’s why we’re providing students and schools with free access to the same professional 3D design tools that professional studios use every day, so that aspiring artists can learn to create stunning movies, television content and get a head start in their career,” said Ron Richard from Autodesk Education.
Ben Katt at 3DTi said, “We are pleased to offer a contest for aspiring beginners who attend the webinar to help them take the first steps toward becoming one of tomorrow’s 3D success stories! One lucky winner will receive complimentary training from 3D Training Institute in Autodesk Maya using our proprietary production-based training method. We look forward to meeting everyone at the webinar and helping to connect aspiring artists with studio recruiters and opportunities.”
For more information about the webinar, the contests, and to REGISTER for this exciting live online event visit: http://3dtraining.com/asp/webinars.aspx
About 3D Training Institute
3D Training Institute (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, in a compressed time-frame.
Popular trade magazines have recognized 3DTi as “One of the top schools, which can help students put their careers on the fast track.”
3DTi is an authorized Autodesk Training Center (ATC) and is licensed by the New York State Education Department (BPSS). For more information, visit http://www.3DTraining.com.