Monday, January 4th, 2016 Posted by Jim Thacker

Come to Gnomon’s An Evening With Blur Studio


Want to know how to craft a demo reel that will knock the socks off one of the CG industry’s leading production companies? Come to the Gnomon School of Visual Effects’ An Evening With Blur Studio.

In the free event, held at Gnomon’s Hollywood campus on Thursday 14 January and streamed live online, four of the studio’s senior staff will provide their advice on careers in animation, and answer audience questions.

Invaluable careers advice from one of the world’s leading CG studios
Founded in 1995, Blur Studio is one of the world’s leading animation and VFX studios, with a portfolio ranging from title sequences to Hollywood blockbusters to some of the games industry’s most striking cinematics.

Its client list includes Apple, HBO, Disney, EA, Netflix, 2K Games, LucasArts, Sony Pictures and many more.

Four of the firm’s key staff will be present at An Evening With Blur Studio: heads of CG and animation Jerome Denjean and Warren Grub, HR and recruiting manager Monica Haley, and FX supervisor Brandon Riza.

Together, they will discuss the art of crafting demo reels that stand out from the crowd and how to make a good first impression at interview, and offer their perspectives on life in the CG industry.

The session will be rounded out by 30 minutes of audience questions, allowing young artists to ask the questions they need to help advance their own careers.

Free to attend or view online, but register in advance
An Evening With Blur Studio – Demo Reels, Interviews & Industry Realities takes place at Gnomon’s Hollywood campus from 7.30-10pm PT on Thursday 14 January 2016.

The event is free, but you’ll need to register online in advance, and seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. If you can’t make it to LA in person, you can watch for free on Gnomon’s Livestream channel.

Read more about An Evening With Blur Studio on Gnomon’s website
(Includes the link to register in advance and directions to the venue)

Watch An Evening With Blur Studio live online

Full disclosure: CG Channel is owned by the Gnomon School of Visual Effects.